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Title:
Life after loss : a personal guide dealing with death, divorce, job change, and relocation
Author:
Deits, Bob, 1933-
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Tucson, Ariz. : Fisher Books, 2000.
Physical Description:
xii, 242 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781555611897
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This easy-to-read, personal guide uses real-life examples for picking up the pieces and getting on with life.


Author Notes

Bob Deits, B.A. in Psychology and M.Th. in Pastoral Psychology, has been involved in pastoral counseling for 25 years and has conducted grief support groups since 1982


Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
1 Loss and the Mourning Afterp. 1
2 First Response to a Major Lossp. 9
3 Getting Back on Your Feetp. 25
4 Sudden Loss or Prolonged Loss?p. 35
5 Steps to Recoveryp. 45
6 The Inward Searchp. 59
7 Four Key Facts about Griefp. 67
8 Start Now!p. 81
9 Grief and Growthp. 93
10 A Test of Endurancep. 103
11 Beliefs that Help or Hurtp. 111
12 Children and Griefp. 127
13 Making New Discoveriesp. 137
14 Significant Points along the Wayp. 143
15 Choosing to Live Againp. 153
16 Opening New Doorsp. 169
17 Your Own Best Friendp. 187
18 Preparing for Lossp. 199
Appendices
A The Role of Nutrition in Grief Recoveryp. 207
B Words that Describe Feelingsp. 211
C Forming a Support Groupp. 215
Further Readingp. 231
Indexp. 235