All of us will experience some sort of bereavement during our lifetime. The fact that this is likely - even anticipated - does not make it easier to bear or cope with. Long recognized as the most authoritative work of its kind, this new edition of Bereavement brings a classic text right up to date. In the ten years since publication of the second edition, there has been a considerable in scientific understanding of bereavement and its effects. In this third edition, Colin Murray Parkesre-examines his findings in the light of the latest ideas on the subject and draws on his own research to develop some new theories.
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"No one can understand the new models of bereavement that are emerging from current research and clinical practice without reading Parkes' landmark book."
-Dennis Klass, Ph.D., Webster University
"This book is not only comprehensive but also beautifully written and accessible."
-Dame Cicely Saunders, OM, DBE, FRCP, St. Christopher's Hospice
"This is an essential classic, albiet quite updated, that must be in every professional library."
-The Rev. Dr. Richard B. Gilbert," Resources Hotline
Colin Murray Parkes is President of Cruse Bereavement Care and a consultant Psychiatrist to St Christopher's Hospice and St Joseph's Hospice, London.
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