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Author Granot, Tamar
Title Without You - Children and Young People Growing up with Loss and Its Effects
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004
©2004
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Note Cover -- Without You: Children and Young People Growing Up with Loss and its Effects -- Contents -- Introduction -- What this book is about -- Why this bookwas written -- Being aware of your own experiences that you bring to the book as a reader -- 1 The Bereavement of Children -- Children's perception of loss -- Influence of the socio-cultural environment on children's understanding of death and loss -- Stages of grieving -- How children grieve -- 2 Reactions to Loss According to the Child's Developmental Stage -- Level of emotional and cognitive development -- Separation, attachment, and loss -- Responses to loss by age group -- Early childhood (birth to 3 years) -- The Oedipal stage (age 5 to 7) -- The latency period (age 7 to 11) -- Adolescence (age 12 to 18) -- Early adulthood (age 18 to 30) -- Summary: The intrapsychic experience of loss and its effects on personality development and pathology -- 3 Additional Variables Affecting the Child's Response -- Circumstances of loss -- Period of uncertainty -- Foreseeable death as compared to sudden death -- Suicide -- Murder -- Divorce -- Rejection and abandonment -- Previous and cumulative losses -- Loss of two parents -- Gender of the absent parent and the child -- The relationship prior to the loss -- Influence of cultural and socio-economic factors -- 4 The Remaining Parent and the Family System -- How the parent copes with the loss -- Personality of the parent and how it affects coping: implications for the child -- Coping with loss within the family -- Aspects of the family system that influence coping with loss -- Bereaved siblings -- New beginnings and other changes in life -- 5 A Few More Things That One Should Know -- Dos -- Don'ts -- A few myths about children -- How to respond: some practical suggestions -- Good signs -- Warning signs -- Psychological treatment -- GLOSSARY
RECOMMENDED READING -- INDEX
In this sympathetic book, Tamar Granot explains the immediate and long-term effects of loss on children and adolescents. She describes how loss is experienced at different ages, explaining the significant consequences it can have on the development of personality. Without You provides valuable guidance for parents and carers of bereaved children
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Granot, Tamar Without You - Children and Young People Growing up with Loss and Its Effects London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2004 9781843102977
Subject Bereavement in children.;Children and death.;Grief in children.;Loss (Psychology) in children
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