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Surviving Grief And Learning To Live Again

Author : Catherine M. Sanders
ISBN : 9781119194460
Genre : Psychology
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An insightful, compassionate account of the grieving process that helps us through the pain and isolation experienced with the loss of a loved one.. We're never really prepared for the loss of someone we love. Thrown into a state of emotional chaos we experience rage, guilt, anxiety, and intense sadness all at once. It's the oldest story in the world, we tell ourselves -- millions of people have had to cope with this before -- and yet, we always believe that what we are experiencing is unique to us. We feel isolated in our anguish and often ashamed of what we are feeling. A profoundly compassionate and insightful book, Surviving Grief. & Learning to Live Again offers you the support and understanding you need to get you through this difficult time. Written by Dr. Catherine Sanders, a therapist and researcher specializing in bereavement issues and one who has lived through the loss of close family members, it helps you to see that what you are feeling is part of a natural process of readjustment and renewal. According to Dr. Sanders, grieving, like any other natural regenerative process, must be allowed to run its proper course if we are ever to regain our equilibrium and continue on with our lives. To help us better understand the process, she describes the five universal phases of grief: Shock, Awareness of Loss, Conservation and The Need to Withdraw, Healing, and Renewal, and guides us through each. Drawing directly from her own experiences and those of her clients and her research studies, she delves deeply and compassionately into the different experiences of grief, and talks about what it means to lose a mate, a parent, or a child. And she discusses the factors that can have an influence on the grieving process, such as age, gender, and the circumstances surrounding the loved one's death.

Death Dying Life Living

Author : Charles A. Corr
ISBN : 9781337670579
Genre : Psychology
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Practical and inspiring, DEATH & DYING, LIFE & LIVING, 8th Edition helps students learn how to navigate encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, young and middle-aged adults, and older adults. They also discuss a variety of cultural and religious perspectives that affect people's understanding and practices associated with such encounters. Practical guidelines for constructive communication encourage productive living in the face of death. You can use this book as a primary textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in death, dying, and bereavement; as a supplementary text in related courses; or as a general resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Paint The Sunrise

Author : Carrie Mae Messerly
ISBN : 1494761246
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Paint the Sunrise is a gripping story of tragic loss and overwhelming grief, in which the author recounts the harrowing, true-life circumstances of the preventable automobile accident that claimed the life of her four-year-old son, Koley. This hauntingly brave catalogue of th author's most personal feelings, reactions, and emotions documents her loss, her pain, and the ways in which she chose to deal with it and move forward.

Men Don T Cry Women Do

Author : Terry L. Martin
ISBN : 0876309953
Genre : Psychology
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Do men and women grieve differently? This text, while emphasizing that there are many ways to cope with grief, offers a refreshing change from the popular gender stereotypes of grief. Two patterns of grieving are described: an intuitive pattern where individuals experience and express grief in an affective way (stereotyped as female); and an instrumental pattern where grief is expressed physically or cognitively (stereotyped as male). A third pattern representing a blending of these two is also introduced. Of critical importance is that such patterns are related to, but not determined by, gender; and each has distinct strengths and weaknesses. Organized into three main parts, this topical new text begins by defining terms, introducing and delineating the grief patterns, and rooting the book's concept in contemporary theories of grief. The second part speculates on factors that may influence individuals' patterns of coping with loss (e.g., personality, gender, culture, etc.). The final part considers implications and therapeutic interventions likely to be effective with different types of grievers.

Grief The Mourning After

Author : Catherine M. Sanders
ISBN : UOM:39015046875434
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Reviews from the First Edition... "Written with insight and sensitivity for people in all stages of grief and recovery, this book can be used as a resource for all caregivers, both professional and volunteer....It is essential reading for anyone engaged in bereavement counseling." --Oncology Nursing Forum "This book for caregivers provides a theoretical framework for understanding the process of bereavement and for stimulating further research." --An Annotated Bibliography on Death and Dying "The book offers clear descriptions of the grieving process, well-illustrated with case studies, and practical interventions for assisting the bereaved." --Journal of Palliative Care

A Woman S Pilgrimage Of Faith

Author : Sheila Cragg
ISBN : 1581340508
Genre : Religion
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Let us draw near to God with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith.... Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for He who promised is faithful. --Hebrews 10:21-24 Every Christian experiences times when faith is hard to come by. When God seems as remote as the deliverance we seek. These times of spiritual crisis can deeply alter your life--for better or for worse. With this book Sheila Cragg wants to guide you in making it a change for the better, one day at a time. Whether your spiritual pilgrimage has just begun or you are well on your journey with God, the sensitive perspective, daily Bible study, tender prayer times, and the journaling within these pages can help you work through the emotions of a spiritual crisis--whenever it comes--and develop a deeper faith. A faith that can deal with heartache, doubt, and despair, and yet maintain its trust in God. When you're in spiritual shock, this book will show you how to safely endure it. When denial comes, you'll discover how to be realistic about your pain and still place your confidence in the Lord. When you feel angry, here is help for keeping that anger from controlling and destroying you. If you experience guilt or shame, you'll encounter the good news of spiritual restoration, repentance, and freedom. When you come up against despair, you'll learn how God can give you a new hope in your walk with Him. And ultimately, you'll discover that not only is Christ the redeemer of your soul, but of your earthly sorrows, too. The one who gives your spiritual recovery possibility, your peace a reality, your suffering meaning--and your pilgrimage a purpose.

Grieving Mental Illness

Author : Virginia Lafond
ISBN : 0802006140
Genre : Medical
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Offering detailed, jargon-free guidelines to help readers come to terms with mental illness in a positive way, this is a self-help book for anyone who has endured the effects of mental illness, whether as sufferer, friend, family member, or caregiver.

Coping With Grief

Author : Mary Ward
ISBN : UCLA:L0087134524
Genre : Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
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Death And Dying

Author : Paul A. Winters
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028564610
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Offers opposing thoughts on the controversial aspects of death

Coping With Bereavement

Author : Hamish McIlwraith
ISBN : 1851682864
Genre : Social Science
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McIlwraith's unique book shows how to adapt to life without a loved one, both during the first anguished days and the following months and years. He covers both emotional and practical issues, and also includes a full list of organizations, support groups and websites.

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