When Parents Die: Learning to Live with the Loss of a Parent

When Parents Die: Learning to Live with the Loss of a Parent

by Colin Murray Parkes (Foreword), Dora Black (Foreword), Dora Black (Foreword), Colin Murray Parkes (Foreword)


This new edition of When Parents Die will speak to bereaved children of all ages in a very accessible style. Rebecca Abrams draws on both her personal and professional understanding of parental loss to provide the reader with a compassionate and insightful exploration of the experience of losing a parent.

When Parents Die has already established itself as an indispensable aid both to the bereaved seeking some understanding of their loss and to the many professionals who work with them. This new edition takes into account new research and theories and considers in more depth:

*the continuing importance of the dead parent in ones life
*the critical role played by the surviving parent
*the experiences of younger children
*the impact of divorce and adoption.

Retaining its clear, direct and sympathetic style, this text will continue to appeal to the bereaved, their friends and family, counsellors, social workers, doctors, nurses and teachers.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 216
Edition: 2
Publisher: Routledge
Published: 18 Mar 1999

ISBN 10: 0415200660
ISBN 13: 9780415200660