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Never Too Young to Know Death in Children's Lives

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ISBN-10: 0195109554

ISBN-13: 9780195109559

Edition: 2000

Authors: Phyllis Rolfe Silverman

List price: $36.95
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In spite of society's wish to protect and insulate children from death, the experience of loss is unavoidable and there is surprisingly little guidance on how to help children cope with grief and bereavement. Never Too Young to Know: Death in Children's Lives is the first book to bring together diverse fields of study, offering a practical as well as multifaceted theoretical approach to how children cope with death. Using stories of children's own experiences supported by data from a large research study, Silverman explains the wide range of effects of loss upon children and the challenges they face as they grieve. Silverman presents grief as a normal part of the life cycle which results…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/26/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
Making Meaning of Death & Grief
Introduction
Historical and Theoretical Perspectives
Bereavement: A Time of Changing Relationships and Transition
Grieving and Psychological Development
Children in the Family Context
Concluding Thoughts to Part I
Stories People Tell
Introduction
The Death of a Parent: Dealing with Bad News, My World Is Turned Upside Down
The Death of a Parent: Making an Accommodation
My Child is Dying
After a Child's Death: Nothing is the Same
When a Sibling Dies
Invisible Mourners: The Death of a Friend
On Helping
Introduction
Help Over Time: Meeting Changing Needs
Finding Help: Services for the Bereaved
Teachable Moments: Promoting Competence
Afterword
Bibliography
Appendix: Resources for the Bereaved