Overview

Grieve loss and integrate it into your life

Understanding loss and the natural process of grieving

Whether the death of a loved one is sudden or expected, grieving is a difficult yet transformative process. Covering all types of profound losses, including parents, spouses and partners, children, siblings, ...

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Grieving For Dummies

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Overview

Grieve loss and integrate it into your life

Understanding loss and the natural process of grieving

Whether the death of a loved one is sudden or expected, grieving is a difficult yet transformative process. Covering all types of profound losses, including parents, spouses and partners, children, siblings, friends, and pets, this compassionate resource provides the plainspoken wisdom needed to move through the phases, stages, and tasks of grieving.

  • Honor your own grieving
  • Support the grieving of others

  • Help children with grief and loss

  • Find professional and peer support

  • Express and release grief

  • Get through holidays and anniversaries

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118068137
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/18/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 358
  • Sales rank: 1,248,978
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Greg Harvey, PhD, is a member of the American Academy of Bereavement (AAB) and the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) as well as a patient care, vigil, and bereavement volunteer for a hospice in the San Francisco Bay area.
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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Introduction.

Part I: Contemplating Grief.

Chapter 1: Connecting Grieving with Loss.

Chapter 2: Relating Grief to the Manner of Death.

Chapter 3: The Loss of Parents.

Chapter 4: The Loss of Spouses and Partners.

Chapter 5: The Loss of Siblings.

Chapter 6: The Loss of Children.

Chapter 7: Children and Grief.

Chapter 8: The Loss of Friends.

Chapter 9: The Loss of Pets.

Part II: Experiencing Grief.

Chapter 10: Doing Your Own Grief Crisis Management.

Chapter 11: Working through the Process of Grief.

Chapter 12: Troubled Grieving.

Chapter 13: When Someone You Care About Is Suffering Acute Grief.

Part III: Healing Grief.

Chapter 14: Expressing Your Grief.

Chapter 15: Exploring the Physical Side of Grief.

Chapter 16: Coping with Holidays and Anniversaries.

Part IV: Appreciating Grief.

Chapter 17: Exploring Grief in the Spiritual Traditions.

Chapter 18: Integrating the Loss.

Chapter 19: Commemorating Those You’ve Lost.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Top Ten Clichés about Grieving.

Chapter 21: Top Ten Ways to Help Someone Who’s Grieving.

Chapter 22: Top Ten or So Online Bereavement Resources.

Chapter 23: Ten Meditations Related to Grief.

Index.

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