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Understanding Children's Experiences of Parental Bereavement

Understanding Children's Experiences of Parental Bereavement

John Holland

Paperback: £18.99 / $36.95

2001, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 224pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-016-4, BIC 2: JKSN2 VFJX

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Foreword. Guide to the book. 1. The Humberside studies and Iceberg. 2. Change and losses in the cultural context. 3. The `traditional' models of loss. 4. Schema theory and the importance of language. 5. Childhood bereavement and its effects. 6. How schools help bereaved children. 7. Children's understanding of and interest in death. 8. The background to Iceberg. 9. Introduction to the results. 10. The first reactions to the death. 11. The chapel of rest and the funeral. 12. The return to school. 13. The isolation of the Iceberg volunteers. 14. The Iceberg volunteers' feelings over the two year period after the death of their parents. 15. The medium and long-term effects of the death of their parents on the Iceberg volunteers. 16. The age at which volunteers gained an idea of death. 17. Different types of loss. 18. The experience of death by the Iceberg volunteers. 19. Conclusions to the research questions. Appendix 1: Interview sheet: pupil. Appendix 2: Interview sheet: parent. References. Index.

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