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The Silent Stage: Encouraging the Bereaved to Express Themselves

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance of encouraging bereaved or chronically ill patients to express themselves. It describes the case of John, an AIDS patient in his early thirties, who claimed that ... More


Where Did You Get My Number?: Identifying The Bereaved

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0023
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance of identifying the bereaved, describing the author's experience in receiving a telephone call from a mother who believed that her son had lost his mind. Although ... More


What Is Yours, What Is Not: Empathy, Boundaries, Identification

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0027
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance for medical professionals working with the terminally to know their boundaries and know what is theirs and what is not. It describes the author's experience in ... More


I Want to Finish His Life for Him: Identification of Bereaved Siblings with the Deceased

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0030
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter focuses on the identification of bereaved siblings with the deceased, describing the case of nine-year-old Dawn, who wanted to finish the life of her deceased brother for him. It ... More


The Resurrection: The State of the Questions

Gerald O'Collins

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In his chapter Gerald O’Collins first summarizes current debates concerning the essential resurrection claim, the nature of the Easter appearances, the historicity of the empty tomb, and the ... More


Collective Conviction: The Story of Disaster Action

Anne Eyre and Pam Dix

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781781381236
eISBN:
9781800851047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781381236.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book tells the story of Disaster Action, a small charity founded in 1991 by survivors and bereaved people from the disasters of the late 1980s, including Zeebrugge, King's Cross, Clapham, ... More


After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Paul Rock

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book describes the collective responses of bereaved people to the aftermath of violent death, a subject not dealt with in any detail in the literature that is currently available. It ... More


Introduction

Anne Eyre and Pam Dix

in Collective Conviction: The Story of Disaster Action

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781781381236
eISBN:
9781800851047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781381236.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter recounts the experience of the author joining Disaster Action in 1996, six years after surviving the Hillsborough football stadium disaster. Since joining, the author has ... More


Healing Children's Grief: Surviving a Parent's Death from Cancer

Grace H. Christ

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

In this book, the author relates the stories of 88 families and their 157 children (ages 3 to 17) who participated in a parent-guidance intervention through the terminal illness and death of one of ... More


Research Methods in Palliative Care

Julia M Addington-Hall, Eduardo Bruera, Irene J Higginson, and Sheila Payne (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Palliative and end-of-life care are concerned with the physical, social, psychological, and spiritual care of people with advanced disease. It currently has a poorly developed research base, but the ... More


Caring for Bereaved Parents

J. William Worden and James R. Monahan

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the issue of caring for bereaved parents in the context of pediatric hospice care. It explains that the death of one's child can be one of the most severe, debilitating, and ... More


Victor Sloski: “I Want to Die at Home”

David Barnard, Patricia Boston R.N., Anna Towers, and Yanna Lambrinidou

in Crossing Over: Narratives of Palliative Care

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195123432
eISBN:
9780199999835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123432.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses how Victor Sloski dealt with his lung cancer. When he was diagnosed of lung cancer at the age of 57, Mr. Sloski found it hard to accept. He had a happy life with his live-in ... More


Childhood bereavement: the context and need for services

Alison Penny

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

It is said that the death of a loved one or a close acquaintance can have a rather profound effect and serve as a challenging experience for a young person. As such, there have been a number of ... More


Family assessment 1

Julie Stokes

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the process of conducting an assessment in the family home, which also applies for outpatient or telephone assessment. Since the family is most often a key context in ... More


Groupwork

Patsy Way and Frances Kraus

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the importance of groupwork when dealing with bereaved children. Bereavement can lead a child to become isolated from his/her peers, and usually bereaved children believe that ... More


Shrinking the space between people

Di Stubbs

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Having a good face-to-face and person-to-person connection will always be hailed as the cornerstone of child bereavement work. Although bereavement services have developed and grown rapidly over the ... More


Loss for children with learning disability

Linda McEnhill

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the concept of ‘resilience’. It is not completely clear what this might look like in bereaved people and especially in children with learning disability (LD). This chapter also ... More


The extended warranty

Frances Kraus

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the idea of the extended warranty, which is a term borrowed from the insurance field, where it means an extension of the usual term of guarantee for a new purchase. For the ... More


Working with traumatically bereaved children

William Yule and Patrick Smith

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Losing a sibling or even a parent can have a rather profound effect on a child. However, there are some deaths that can easily induce trauma in a child, specifically sudden and unexpected deaths. Two ... More


Resilience and bereaved children: helping a child to develop a resilient mind-set following the death of a parent 1

Julie Stokes

in Resilience in Palliative Care: Achievement in adversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206414
eISBN:
9780191730320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206414.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines a variety of factors that can help a bereaved child to develop a resilient mind-set. These interrelated factors come from within the individual child, their parents, and their ... More


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