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Perspectives on Loss and Trauma: Assaults on the Self / Edition 1

Perspectives on Loss and Trauma: Assaults on the Self / Edition 1

by John Harvey
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Written in consideration of cross-cultural, international perspectives on loss, Perspectives on Loss and Trauma discusses relevant therapy approaches and emphasizes a story-telling approach to coping with major loss. It concludes with chapters on therapy and personal adjustment to loss, providing immediate applicability to counselors, therapists, social workers, and other human service professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761921615
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/21/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 328
Sales rank: 982,446
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

John H. Harvey is Professor of Psychology at the University of Iowa. Formerly, he taught at Vanderbilt, Ohio State, and Texas Tech Universities and was Educational Affairs Officer at the American Psychological Association (APA) from 1981 to 1982. He is a social psychologist specializing in the study of close relationships, attribution and account making, and loss and trauma phenomena. He is a Fellow of Division 8 of the APA and was a Fulbright Research Fellow studying loss in Romania in the spring of 1998. He has authored and/or edited over 20 books and has published 130 articles and chapters. He was editor of "Contemporary Psychology" from 1992 to 1998 and was founding editor of the "Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology" and the "Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss." With Sage, he published the book "Perspectives on Loss and Trauma: Assaults on the Self" in 2002.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Study of Loss and Trauma
2. Losing Loved Ones to Death
3. Dissolution and Divorce
4. Loss Due to Illness and Injury
5. Unemployment and Homelessness
6. Suicide
7. Life Span Losses and Aging
8. Violence and War
9. The Holocaust and Genocide
10. International Perspectives on Loss and Adaptation: The Case of Romania
11. Adaptation and Therapeutic Approaches
Perspectives on Personal Adjustment to Loss: An Integrative Commentary

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