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The Psychosocial Aspects of Death and Dying

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This book provides an insightful and concise approach to the psychosocial process of death and bereavement.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published October 21st 1996 by McGraw-Hill Education / Medical (first published September 30th 1996)
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Christina
Feb 24, 2010 Christina rated it it was amazing

This text book is the kind I review often because it uses examples of how to deal with mourners from different backgrounds and situations. There is a vast difference in the way people mourn and react and expect things if someone has died accidentally, from a suicide or from long term illness. Also gives good teaching on what to expect and traces the five normal steps of a person's year from mourning. What I learned most was about the "turning point" a mourner will go through which signals their
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Nicole
Jul 19, 2011 Nicole marked it as to-read
I have yet to read this book, but I work for Dr. John Canine and have read one of his other books, The Challenge of Living. Psychosocial Aspects is a textbook for mortuary students, basically, whereas Challenge of Living is a book for grieving people and families.

I'd recommend The Challenge of Living to anyone who is having trouble with grief issues.
Ashley
Nov 24, 2012 Ashley rated it liked it
This was much like the cliff notes version of Understanding Dying, Death, & Bereavement by Michael R. Lemming and George E. Dickinson.
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May 09, 2008 Tiffany rated it did not like it
Booooring
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