Sorrow's profiles : death, grief, and crisis in the family / Richard J. Alapack.

'Dr. Richard Alapack, sensitively and with deep understanding, orchestrates a survivor's journey through the complex country of sorrow. Alapack challenges and transcends the received scientific view of grief over loss as a well-ordered progression. He appeals to the power of the imaginatio...

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Main Author: Alapack, Richard
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : Karnac, ©2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; About the author; Introduction; Part I; Chapter One: Grief: The algebra of loss; Chapter Two: Pase II: Over-binding: Memories and voluptuaries of grief; Chapter Three: Phase III: Recovery
  • The power or failure of the imagination; Chapter Four: Gone crazy; Part II: Three Concrete Studies on Death in the Family; Chapter Five: Study #1: Vigilance for life on a deathwatch: One mother's dying and death; Chapter Six: Study #2: The first talk to one's child about death; Chapter Seven: Study #3: When home shatters: The death of a brother or sister; Part III.