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The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

Abstract

This book is a practical and direct handbook for grieving. It presents 30 stories from real life that examine how we grieve and how we can help those who grieve—whether the griever is oneself, someone we care about, or a client or patient. The authors present vignettes from practice that show how death—lingering, unexpected, violent, or self-inflicted—and the loss of a relationship—to oneself or with a child, sibling, parent, mate, grandparent, or friend—give life to grief, together with the process by which each person fully encounters his or her grief. Each story is no more than two or three ... More

Keywords: grieving handbook, real-life stories, death, unexpected death, violent death, suicide

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195325379
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lynne Dale Halamish, author

Doron Hermoni, author
Technion Medical Faculty

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