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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


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


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


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


Mother and 3-Year-Old Daughter

Grace Hyslop Christ

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter tells the story of Rachel, who lost her father to cancer at age three. Since then her case was followed until she left for college at age 18. The other children and families described in ... More


Childhood Bereavement Studies

Grace Hyslop Christ

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter summarizes studies that underscore the support children feel when they are informed, and are an integral part of a family that does not withhold important information from them. Four ... More


Children 3–5 Years of Age: Themes

Grace Hyslop Christ

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the impact of terminal cancer on the lives of 18 children — 11 girls and 7 boys — aged 3 to 5 years. They came from 18 families, and their surviving parents were 15 mothers and ... More


Children 3–5 Years of Age: Narrative

Grace Hyslop Christ

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter presents the story of Katja, who was 4 when her father died. Like so many of the 3- and 4-year-olds, she played rather than spoke her thoughts. It was her older sister and her mother who ... More


Children 6–8 Years of Age: Themes

Grace Hyslop Christ

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the impact of terminal cancer on the lives of 33 children — 16 girls and 17 boys — aged 6 to 8. They came from 30 families, and their surviving parents were 17 mothers and 13 ... More


Children 6–8 Years of Age: Narratives

Grace Hyslop Christ

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter presents the stories of two families and their responses to the onset of terminal cancer. Seven-year-old Mark Stone, the boy in the first story, concerned the interventionist more than ... More


Children 9–11 Years of Age: Themes

Grace Hyslop Christ

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the impact of terminal cancer on the lives of 37 children — 19 girls and 18 boys — aged 9 to 11. They came from 33 families, and their surviving parents were 20 fathers and 13 ... More


Children 9–11 Years of Age: Narratives

Grace Hyslop Christ

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses the experiences of two contrasting families. The first family consists of a surviving father and his 10-year-old daughter. The second family includes a surviving mother, two ... More


Children 12–14 Years of Age: Themes

Grace Hyslop Christ

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the impact of terminal cancer on the lives of 38 children — 22 girls and 16 boys — ages 12 to 14. They came from 35 families, and their surviving parents were 21 mothers and 14 ... More


Children 12–14 Years of Age: Narratives

Grace Hyslop Christ

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

The confluence of the adolescent's developmental shift with a parent's terminal illness and death presents an awesome challenge to both the adolescent and the surviving parent. This chapter describes ... More


Children 15–17 Years of Age: Themes

Grace Hyslop Christ

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the impact of terminal cancer on the lives of 35 mid-adolescents — 20 boys and 15 girls — aged 15 to 17. They come from 31 families, and their surviving parents were 16 fathers ... More


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