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The first section of the book deals with those first few days after a death and all the plans and decisions that need to be made. The second section provides guidance and hope for healing.
Relates the stories of 88 families and their 157 children (ages 3 to 17) who participated in a parent-guidance intervention through the terminal illness and death of one of the parents from cancer. Provides a detailed examination of how children and adolescents cope with this loss.
A practical guidebook to funeral planning, financial and legal matters, and healing grief.
A patient's perspective. The family's perspective. Coping with serious illness. How to help. Tasks for families of dying patients
Written for parents diagnosed with any life-threatening or serious illness about addressing preschool, school-age, and adolescent children’s needs.
Includes information about bringing the dying person home; solving problems of caregiving; community support; social support; the well-being of the caregiver; how death occurs; and grieving after the loved one’s death. Includes stories from people who have cared for a dying person.
Frightened, lonely, and angry after her father is killed in a car accident, Clare is helped through the grieving process by her mother and grandfather
Loss of a parent, a heart-warming story for children and adolescents. ; Young Jeremy and Sarah learn to cope with their grief and drastically changed lifestyle during their father's battle with cancer, which forces their mother to sell their house and return to school full time.
Harold Kushner, a Jewish rabbi facing his own child's fatal illness provides a practical and compassionate answer that has appealed to millions of readers across all religious creeds.
This companion volume to "On Death and Dying", consists of the questions that were most frequently asked of Dr. Kübler-Ross and her answers. She discusses accepting the end of life; suicide; terminal illness; euthanasia; how to tell a patient he or she is critically ill; and how to deal with the di…