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This classic book introduced the author's seminal "stages of dying" or "stages of grief" model which is still widely quoted. According to the model, there are five stages that a dying person goes through when they are told that they have a terminal illness. The five stages go in progression through…
Contains some revised versions of the papers originally presented at a symposium held in Montreal in 1977, together with new contributions
The author shares her tools for understanding how the dying convey their innermost knowledge and needs. Expanding on her workshops, she shows the importance of meaningful dialogue in helping patients to die with peace and dignity.
About a boy’s relationship with his grandmother and great grandmother which teaches him about death.
Includes a theoretical overview, clinical approaches with children and adolescents, and special losses.
When a great-aunt dies, a young child finds comfort in being held and in holding too
Report references: The Bow Tie Model of 21st Century Palliative Care by Dr. Pippa Hawley, January 2015: ; http://www.virtualhospice.ca/en_US/Main+Site+Navigation/Home/For+Professionals/For+Professionals/The+Exchange/Current/The+Bow+Tie+Model+of+21st+Century+Palliative+Care.aspx. ; Accompanying repo…
Introduction : about growing older, dying, and death -- Grief and loss : a part of life -- Fear of dying -- The final life career : is this only a time of waiting for death? or is there something more? -- Acceptance that death will come -- Pain, distress, and suffering -- Prayer -- Responding to me…
What is death? Where do we go when we die? What happens to our bodies? These are some the many questions children may have when a loved one dies. The Big D helps parents talk about death and offers answers to help families through this difficult time. - Cover
Guidelines for parents and other adults, plus annotated resources (printed materials, audiovisuals, and organizations).
Includes principles for helping children; a passage to be read with a child; guidelines for responding to questions that might arise from the read-along section; and a list of resources.
Provides information on meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the loved one and others involved in their care, and is designed to encourage open communication between patients, families, health professionals and volunteers.
Introduction and plan of the book ; Definitions: understanding grief ; Patterns of grief and intuitive grief ; Instrumental grief ; Dissonant responses ; Personality as a shaper of patterns ; The role of gender ; Culture as a shaping agent ; Adaptive strategies: implications for counselors ; Strate…