Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society: Bridging Research and Practice

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Published USA, 2011
This new book, edited by the renowned Robert Neimeyer, and including chapters by Kenneth Doka, William Worden, Pauline Boss and many others, reflects a level of cultural awareness of the diversity and universality of bereavement. Highly readable, engaging and comprehensive, the authors share the most important scientific and applied work on the contemporary scene with a broad international audience. The book synthesizes the best of research-based clinical wisdom across thirty of the most important topics in the field, including the implementation of specific models in clinical practice, family therapy for bereavement, complicated grief, spirituality and more.

CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS
Meaning Reconstruction in Bereavement
Attachment and Coping with Bereavement
The Influence of Gender and Socialization on Grieving Styles
Grief in the Midst of Ambiguity and Uncertainty
Restorative Retelling
Grief After Terrorism
Is Suicide Bereavement Different?
Giving Voice to Nonfinite Loss and Grief in Bereavement
Grief and Expressive Arts Therapy

Robert Neimeyer is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Memphis.
Paperback. 442 pages


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