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The Psychosocial Aspects of Death and Dying
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by John D. Canine, Ed.D., Ph.D.|
The Psychosocial Aspects Of Death And Dying presents an insightful and concise approach to the psychological and sociological aspects of death and bereavement. Topics include general grief theories and stages of grief process and the grief process. Emphasis is given to how other services and systems interrelate — such as government, clergy and the medical profession — so the most appropriate and coordinated service delivery can be performed.
- Historical and cultural considerations from and individual and societal perspective
- Theoretical foundations of the psychosocial aspects of grief
- Development and implementation of bereavement aftercare programs
- Endorsed by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE)
- Illustrations, graphs, children’s drawings and photos
- Case examples on specific types of death
- Chapter summaries
- Glossary of terms
About the Author:
Dr. John D. Canine teaches in the Mortuary Science Department of Wayne State University of Detroit, Michigan. He is also President of his own clinical counseling facility, Maximum Living Consultants in Birmingham, Michigan.
- Binding: Softbound
- Size: 6" x 10"
- Pages: 305
- Illustrations: Approximately 40 diagrams
- Price: $44.95
Table of Contents:
- Foreword by Gordon Bigelow, PhD, Executive Director of the American Board of Funeral Service Education
- Section I: The Psychology of Death and Dying
- 1. Death: Awareness and Anxiety
- 2. Cultural Attitudes Towards Death
- 3. Processing the Death of a Loved One Through Life’s Transitions
- 4. Psychology of Dying
- 5. Social Responses to Various Types of Death
- 6. System Coordination Approach for the Dying Patient
- 7. Legal Implications for the Dying Patient and the Family
- Section II: Psychosocial Aspects of Grief
- 8. Understanding the Basic Tasks of Grief
- 9. Circumstantial Factors Influencing Grief
- 10. Comparing and Contrasting Reactions to Loss
- 11. Manifestations of Grief
- 12. Why Some People do not Grieve
- 13. Therapeutic Strategies for the Bereaved
- 14. Psychosocial Functions of Funeral Rituals
- 15. The Family: Grief Characteristics and Conflicts within the Family System
- 16. Children: Making Sense of Separation and Loss
- 17. A Response to Contemporary Funeral Practices
- Section III: Bereavement Aftercare: Issues for the Client and Death Care Professionals
- 18. A Rationale for a Multidisciplinary Support System
- 19. Counseling Techniques for Helping the Bereaved
- 20. Models of Bereavement Aftercare
- 21. Contemporary Issues Impacting Bereavement Aftercare
- 22. Issues for the Death Care Professional