Widow to Widow: How the Bereaved Help One Another / Edition 2

Widow to Widow: How the Bereaved Help One Another / Edition 2

by Phyllis R. Silverman, Silverman K. Silverman
     
 

Widow to Widow shares the experiences of widows who have found comfort and continuity in mutual-help and community support programs. In the second edition of her pioneering text, Phyllis Silverman brings the success of the original widow-to-widow program into the 21st century, preparing a new generation of community leaders, clergy, counselors, hospice staff

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Widow to Widow shares the experiences of widows who have found comfort and continuity in mutual-help and community support programs. In the second edition of her pioneering text, Phyllis Silverman brings the success of the original widow-to-widow program into the 21st century, preparing a new generation of community leaders, clergy, counselors, hospice staff, social workers, and the widowed themselves to organize and implement mutual-help programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415947497
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Series:
Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Part I: Various Dimensions of Widowhood. Theoretical Perspectives on Grief and Healing. Widows and Widowers: Gender Differences. Grief as a Time of Loss and Change: The Nature of Transition. Help in a Mutual-help Context. Part II: On Helping. Could This Really Be Happening to Me? Uncertainty: What Will Happen Next? Looking to the Future: The Fruits of Help. Parenting Alone: Widowed with Dependent Children. The Older Widowed. Conclusion. Appendices. Appendix 1: Research Findings. Appendix 2: The Widowed As Helpers. Appendix 3: Resources for the Widowed. References.
Index.

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