- ISBN: 9780954194758 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0954194756 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9780954194741 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0954194748 (electronic bk.)
- Description: 1 online resource (154 pages)
- Edition: 3rd ed.
- Publisher: Luton : Andrews UK, 2011.
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|Contents Note:|| Cover; Front Matter; Title Page; Publisher Information; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; A Help in Grief; A Great Shock; The Shock of Loss; We Are All Different; The Special Circumstances; Only a Help; Using This Book; Part One; 1) Mourning & Grieving; Health Matters; The Emotional Roller Coaster; A Bigger Picture?; What about Everyone Else?; 2) Health -- What's Normal And Abnormal?; Grief Affects Us In Different Ways; What Most People Experience; But Sometimes We Get Stuck; Pining; Anxiety And Depression Following Bereavement -- Disorganisation And Despair.
The Bereaved Often Suffer Increased Physical IllnessThe Grief Of Suicide; A Final Comment; A Little More Detail About The Grieving Process; Some History; Grief Of The Dying And Of Their Loved Ones; Trying To Be Practical; References; 3) Emotions & Feelings; An Emotional Roller Coaster; It's OK To Feel What You're Feeling; What's Happening?; Basic Needs; What's Left?; The Chinese Takeaway; Your Life Still Matters; Some Sense Of Relief?; I'm Still Hurting; Other Emotions; Alone; It's Not Just You; Any Good?; An Unexpected Benefit; The Return Of 'Normal'; 4) Spiritual Questions.
Death Affects EveryoneI Know How You Feel; Why Do Spiritual Thoughts And Feelings Arise At Times Of Bereavement?; Is There Life After Death?; Is God To Blame? -- Why Does He Allow Such Pain And Hurt?; Can Faith Help?; Who Should People Contact If Troubled Spiritually; Our Story; 5) The Social Side Of Grief; What Do I Do With Everyone Else?; Take Your Time; Back To Front; Surprises In Store; Tension Eases; Special Circumstances; Your First Social 'Event'; Stepping Out; Special Occasions; New Relationships; Where Did He Come From?; Part Two; 6) What Needs To Be Done?; The Doctor's Role.
Urgent MattersArranging A Funeral; Sorting Out Your Loved One's Affairs; The Less Urgent But No Less Important; 7) Initial Help -- The Doctor's Story; The First Few Hours And The First Formalities; The Cause Of Death; Why Certifying A Death May Be Delayed; When Cremation Has Been Requested; Your Doctor Will Want To Help The Bereaved; In Conclusion; Addendum; 8) What To Do In The First Few Days; Visiting The Registrar; The Death Certificate; Appointment With The Registrar; What Else The Registrar Gives You; Registration Of A Stillbirth; Coroners; Notifying Relatives And Friends.
Offers Of Help And SympathySpecial Circumstances; Other Urgent Matters; 9) The Funeral; Help Is At Hand; No Two The Same; Burial Or Cremation?; Burial; Cremation; In Loving Memory; The Services; One, Two Or More Services?; Printed Orders Of Service; Who Do You Invite?; What Happens On The Day And Who Does What?; The Wake Or Funeral Reception; Memorial Services And Commemoration; A Commemoration Five Months Later; Visiting The Funeral Directors; Costs Of A Funeral; 10) The Will, Probate And Estate Matters; The Will; The Great Benefit Of Writing A Will; What Is Probate?; Obtaining Probate.
|Summary:|| Covers both the emotional journey and the practical matters that bereavement brings. Part 1 includes, mourning and grieving, health - what's normal and abnormal grieving, the social side of grieving, and spiritual questions; Part 2 initial help, registering a death, the funeral, the will, probate and estate matters, family issues and the later years with appendices of useful addresses and information. Written sensitively by a father and son, a GP, and a minister all of whom have experienced ...
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|Subject:||Bereavement > Psychological aspects.
Evans, Julian. "A help in grief : coping with the death of someone close." Luton : Andrews UK, 2011.