Pauline Boss





Pauline Boss



Pauline Boss Ph.D. is best known for her groundbreaking research as the pioneer theorist and clinical practitioner of stress reduction for caregivers whose loved ones are suffeirng from dementia. She has an extensive speaking, training, and lecture schedule, has written several books, including Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief (Harvard University Press 1999), Loss, Trauma, and Resilience: Therapeutic Work with Ambiguous Loss (Norton 2006), and Family Stress Management (Sage 2002). Pauline Boss received the Ernest Burgess Award from the Research and Theory Section of the National Council on Family Relations, is Emeritus Professor at the University of Minnesota, and was Visiting Professor at the Harvard Medical School, i ...more

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Ambiguous Loss: Learning to...

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Loving Someone Who Has Deme...

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Loss, Trauma, and Resilienc...

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Sourcebook of Family Theori...

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Family Stress Management

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“La familia que existe en la cabeza de las personas es más importante que la que se registra en su libreta de tomador del censo...La experiencia de la inmigración proporciona una visión especial sobre cómo las personas aprenden a prescindir de aquello a que estaban acostumbradas para poder adoptar lo nuevo.”
Pauline Boss, Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief

“Fantaseamos lo que no entendemos...Las situaciones que menos se comprenden excitan el inconsciente”
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