Bereavement

"Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted."  Matthew 5:4

 

Suggested Readings

 

  • Ames, Ed. A Handbook for Widowers. Omaha, NE: Centering Corporation, 2004.

     

  • Brooks, Jane. Midlife Orphan: Facing Life's Changes Now That Your Parents Are Gone. New York, NY: Berkley Books, 1999.

     

  • Buscaglia, Leo. The Fall of Freddie the Leaf. Thorofare, NJ: Slack, 1982.

     

  • Caplan, Sandi and Gordon Lang. Grief's Courageous Journey. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 1995.

     

  • Chethik, Neil. FatherLoss: How Sons of All Ages Come to Terms with the Deaths of Their Dads. New York, NY; Hyperion, 2001.

     

  • Childs-Gowell, Elaine. Good Grief Rituals: Tools for Healing. Barrytown, NY: Station Hill Press, 1992.

     

  • Colgrove, Melba, Harold H. Bloomfield and Peter McWilliams. How to Survive the Loss of a Love. Boston, MA: G.D. Hall & Company, 1992.

     

  • D’Arcy, Paula. When Your Friend is Grieving: Building a Bridge of Love. Wheaton, IL: H. Shaw Publishers, 1990.

     

  • Didion, Joan. The Year of Magical Thinking. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.

     

  • Doka, Kenneth J. Disenfranchised Grief: Recognizing Hidden Sorrow. Lexington Books, MA, 1989.

     

  • Dunn, Sharon A. We Bring Her Flowers: Poems. Santa Barbara, CA: Fithian Press, 1990.

     

  • Edelman, Hope. Motherless Daughters. Da Capo Press/Second Edition, 2006.

     

  • Feinberg, Linda Sones. I'm Grieving as Fast as I Can: How Young Widows and Widowers Can Cope and Heal. Fairhills, NJ: New Horizon Press, 1994.

     

  • Finkbeiner, Ann. After the Death of a Child: Living with Loss Through the Years. Free Press, 1996.

     

  • Ginsburg, Genevieve Davis. Widow to Widow: Thoughtful, Practical Ideas for Rebuilding Your Life. Cambridge, MA: Fisher Books, 1995.

     

  • Grollman, Earl. Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1993.

     

  • Kubler-Ross, Elizabeth. On Death and Dying. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1969.

     

  • Kubler-Ross, Elizabeth. To Live Until We Say Good-bye. Prentice Hall, 1978.

     

  • Kushner, Harold. When Bad Things Happen to Good People. New York, New York: Morrow/Avon Publishing, 1983.

     

  • Luchterhoud, Charlene, MSSW and Nancy Murphy, M.ED. Helping Adults with Mental Retardation Grieve a Death Loss. Accelerated Development, PA, 1998.

     

  • McCracken, Anne and Mary Selme. A Broken Heart Still Beats: After Your Child Dies. Center City, Minnesota: Hazelden Information and Educational Services, 1998.

     

  • Marshall, Fiona. Losing a Parent. Tuscon, AZ: Fisher Books, LLC, 2000.

     

  • Menten, Theodore. After Goodbye: How to Begin Again After the Death of Someone You Love. Philadelphia, PA: Running Press, 2001.

     

  • Menten, Theodore. Gentle Closings: How to Say Goodbye to Someone You Love. Philadelphia, PA: Running Press, 1991.

     

  • Moffat, Mary Jane.ed. In the Midst of Winter: Selections from the Literature of Mourning. New York, NY: Vintage Books, 1992.

     

  • Prend, Ashley Davis. Transcending Loss: Understanding the Lifelong Impact of Grief and How to Make It Meaningful. New York, NY: The Berkley Publishing Group, 1997.

     

  • Rando, Therese A. Parental Loss of A Child. Research Press, 1986.

     

  • Rando, Therese A. How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1988.

     

  • Schiff, Harriet S. Living Through Mourning. New York, NY; Penguin Books, 1986.

     

  • Secunda, Victoria. Losing Your Parents, Finding Your Self:The Defining Turning Point of Adult Life. New York, NY: Hyperion, 2000.

     

  • Siegel, Bernie. Love, Medicine and Miracles. New York, NY; Harper & Row, 1986.

     

  • Staudacher, Carol. Men and Grief Oakland. CA; New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 1991.

     

  • Talbot, Kay. What Forever Means After the Death of a Child: Transcending the Trauma, Living with the Loss. New York, NY: Brunner-Routledge, 2002.

     

  • Viorst, Judith. Necessary Losses. New York, NY: Fireside, 1998.