Resources

Resources

Definitions
Parkes, C.M. (1972, 3rd edition 1996) Bereavement: Studies of grief in adult life.hb. Routledge/Taylor & Francis, London and International Universities Press, NY ppb Pelican, Harmondsworth & Taylor & Francis, NY [Classical source which sparked much subsequent research].

Parkes, CM, Relf, M. & Couldrick, A. (1996) Counselling in Terminal Care and Bereavement British Psychological Society, Leicester. [Combines practical experience with evidence-based approach].

Stroebe, MS, Hansson, RO, Stroebe, W & Schut, H. (2001) Handbook of Bereavement Research: Consequences, Coping and Care. M.S.Stroebe, R.O.Hansson, W. Stroebe & H. Schut (eds.) Amer. Psychol. Ass., Washington, DC [A reliable source of reviews of the copious scientific research into bereavement].

Worden, JW(3rd edition 2003) Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy. Brunner-Routledge, London and New York. [The most accessible and popular source book for bereavement services].

Journals
Bereavement Care. [International journal for all who care for bereaved people including non-professionals. Includes reviews of books, articles and web pages].

Omega: Journal of Death and Dying – Baywood Publishing Corp., 26 Austin Ave., PO Box 337, Amityville, NY 11701, USA [International journal and source of much scientific research].

Death Studies Taylor & Francis, Inc., 325 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA. [Scientific and theoretical papers.]

Mortality – Carfax Publishing, Taylor & Francis, Rankine Rd., Basingstoke, Hants, RG24 8PR, UK.[Wide range of academic papers on all aspects of death, disposal and bereavement].

Illness, Crisis and Loss Dr. R. Bendiksen, Center for Death Education and Bio-Ethics, Soc/Arc Dept.,435 NH University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, La Crosse WI 54601-3742 USA. Email CDEB@uwlax.edu [Psychosocial and ethical issues related to life-threatening illness, trauma and loss].

Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement PO Box 1569, Clayton, South Vic 3169, Australia [Includes non-death losses].

Websites
Association for Death Education and Counselling (ADEC) (Link)
Cruse Bereavement Care (Link)
National Cancer Institute. Loss, Grief, and Bereavement (PDQ®). Professional Version. (Link)
National Association for Loss and Grief, Australia. (Link)
Fast Fact and Concept #032: Grief and Bereavement (Part I)
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Fast Fact and Concept #043: Is it Grief or Depression
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Fast Fact and Concept #138: Grief in Children and Developmental Concepts of Death
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Clinical Guidelines
Family bereavement support before and after the death of a nursing home resident. University of Iowa Gerontological Nursing Interventions Research Center. (Link)
Patient Information
Medline Plus: Bereavement (Link)
National Cancer Institute. Loss, Grief, and Bereavement (PDQ®). Patient Version. (Link)

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