Mourning

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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The Grief Recovery Handbook: the Action Program for Moving beyond Death, Divorce and Other Losses Including Health, Career and Faith

By John W. James and Russell Friedman

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Drawing from their own histories as well as from others', the authors illustrate how it is possible to recover from grief and regain energy and spontaneity. The Grief Recovery Handbook offers grievers the specific actions needed to move beyond loss, including how to choose which loss you should work on first, how to deal with growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional home, loss of faith, loss of career, loss of health and much more.
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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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