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- Author(s)Colin Murray Parkes
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication08/10/2015
- GenrePsychiatry & Clinical Psychology: Professional
- Series TitleWorld Library of Mental Health
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note4 black & white illustrations, 10 black & white tables, 4 black & white line drawings
- Weight467 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Table Of ContentsForeword. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Part 1. Love and Grief. 1. Introduction. 2. Seeking and Finding a Lost Object: Evidence from recent studies of the reaction to bereavement. 3. Comments on Dennis Klass' Article Developing a Cross-Cultural Model of Grief . 4. Evaluation of a Bereavement Service. 5. Broken Heart: A Statistical Study of Increased Mortality Among Widowers. 6. Guidelines for Conducting Ethical Bereavement Research. 7. Bereavement: Understanding Grief across Cultures. 8. Introduction (pp.1-6) and Conclusions (pp. 272-8) from Love and Loss: The Roots of Grief and its Complications. 9. Complicated Grief: The debate over a new DSM-V Diagnostic Category. 10. Dangerous Words. Part 2. Crisis, Trauma and Transition. 11. Psychiatric Problems following Bereavement by Murder or Manslaughter. 12. Psychosocial Transitions: A field for study. 13. What Becomes of Redundant World Models? 14. Bereavement Dissected: A re-examination of the basic components influencing the reaction to loss. 15. Assumptions about Loss and Principles of Care. 16. An Experiment that Failed: Services for Families in Crisis in Tower Hamlets: Perception of a crisis service by referrers and users. Part 3. Death and Dying. 17. Attachment and Autonomy at the End of Life. 18. Terminal Care: Evaluation of in-patient service at St Christopher's Hospice. Part 4. Disasters. 19. Bereavement following Disasters. 20. Psychosocial Effects of Disaster: Birth Rate in Aberfan. 21. Help the Hospices Tsunami Project: Consultant's Report and Recommendations. Part 5. War and Terrorism - Breaking the Cycle. 22. Grief and Reconciliation. 23. Genocide in Rwanda: Personal Reflections. 24. Reflections on Cruse' Response to 9/11. 25. Making and Breaking Cycles of Violence. 26. Terrorism. Final Conclusions.
- Author BiographyColin Murray Parkes, OBE, MD, FRCPsych, DL, is a psychiatrist, researcher and clinician who has pioneered development of psychological support for families facing the death of a family member. His recent work has focussed on traumatic bereavements with special reference to violent deaths, armed conflict and the cycle of violence. He is the author and editor of six previous books, including most recently Responses to Terrorism (Routledge, 2014).
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