Coping with Grief

A Grief Like No Other: Surviving the Violent Death of Someone You Know

By Kathleen O'Hara

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Dealing with the violent death of a loved one brings its own special brand of grieving. Victim's families can spend years dealing with legal ramifications, guilt, and a myriad of other circumstances that don't accompany "normal" deaths. Although this is a book for those left behind in the aftermath of violence, it offers concrete and practical steps and stages, allowing family and friends safe passage through this incredibly harrowing journey.
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A Healing Place: Help Your Child Find Hope and Happiness after the Loss of a Loved One

By Kate Atwood

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A Healing Place aims to help parents cope with the realities and daily struggles grieving children face in a forthright, compassionate manner.
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A Healing Place: Help Your Child Find Hope and Happiness after the Loss of a Loved One

By Kate Atwood

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Written from the author's own personal experiences after having lost, at the age of 12, her mother to breast cancer, A Healing Place aims to help parents cope with the realities and daily struggles grieving children face in a forthright, compassionate manner.
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As Much Time As It Takes: a Guide for the Bereaved, Their Family and Their Friends

By Martin J. Keogh

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As a guide from a grieving person's viewpoint, As Much Time As It Takes helps to navigate with sensitivity through awkward moments of comforting those mourning the loss of a loved one. It articulates the overwhelming waves of grieving emotions, and assists friends of the grieving to avoid clichés and find the right words at the right time.
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Dying to Be Free: a Healing Guide for Families after a Suicide

By Bev Cobain

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Honest, gentle advice for those who have survived an unspeakable loss. A chapter about “the suicidal mind” helps families not only comprehend the depth of their loved one’s pain prior to suicide, but also understand why such desperation is so difficult to recognize-even in the closest relationships.
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Good Grief: Healing through the Shadow of Loss

By Deborah Morris Coryell

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In this compassionate guide, the author gives inspiring examples of how embracing our losses allows us to awaken our most profound connections to other people.
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I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing after the Sudden Death of a Loved One

By Brook Noel and Pamela D. Blair, PhD.

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Some of the difficult topics covered in this book are the first few weeks after a loss, suicide, death of a child, children and grief, funerals and rituals, physical effects, homicide and depression.
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Lessons in Loss and Living: Hope and Guidance for Confronting Serious Illness and Grief

By Michele A. Reiss, PhD

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Through real-life examples of people who have dealt with cancer and other illnesses, this book speaks of hope and the art of living and loving well, despite significant adversity.
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On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have To Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Families

By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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Dr. Kubler-Ross explores the now-famous five stages of death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Through sample interviews and conversations, she gives the reader a better understanding of how imminent death affects the patient, the professionals who serve that patient, and the patient's family, bringing hope to all who are involved.
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The Five Ways We Grieve: Finding Your Personal Path to Healing after the Death of a Loved One

By Susan A. Berger

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In this new approach to understanding the impact of grief, Susan A. Berger goes beyond the commonly held theories of stages of grief . She offers practical advice for healing from a major loss in this presentation of five basic ways, or types, of grieving. These five types describe how different people respond to a major loss.
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