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Handbook of Adolescent Death and Bereavement

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Handbook of Adolescent Death and Bereavement

SKU# 9780826192417


  • Charles Corr PhD,CT
  • David Balk PhD

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In this comprehensive handbook, Charles Corr and David Balk improve our understanding of the challenges faced by adolescents when coping with death, dying, and bereavement.The volume is organized into three parts.Part I addresses specific issues involved in confrontations with death.Part II focuses on the role of bereavement.Part III explains specific therapeutic interventions for caregivers.The authors introduce us to adolescence as a special time in the human life cycle, a period quite separate from childhood and adulthood.They establish normative adolescents, and explain developmental tasks that are typical of early, middle, and late adolescence.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date January 01, 2004
  • Page Count 420
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826192417
  • EISBN 9780826192424

Table of Contents 

    Part I. Death
  1. Adolescents, Developmental Tasks, and Encounters with Death and Bereavement, David E. Balk and Charles A. Corr
  2. Ambiguity in Adolescent Understandings of Death, Lloyd D. Noppe and Illene C. Noppe
  3. Adolescents, Homicidal Violence, and Death, Ronald L. Barrett
  4. Adolescents, Suicide, and Death, Anthony P. Jurich and Olivia P. Collins
  5. Adolescents and AIDS: Epidemiology, Prevention, and Psychological Responses, Ralph J. DiClemente, Katherine E. Stewart, Mallory O. Johnson, and Robert P. Pack
  6. Adolescents Who Are Living with a Life-Threatening Illness, Michael M. Stevens and Julie Dunsmore

  7. Part II. Bereavement
  8. Bereavement in Adolescence, Stephen Fleming and Leslie Balmer
  9. Adolescent Responses to the Death of a Parent, Kirsten J. Tyson-Rawson
  10. Adolescent Sibling Bereavement: Toward a New Theory, Nancy S. Hogan and Lydia DeSantis
  11. Death of a Friend During Adolescence: Issues and Impacts, Kevin Ann Oltjenbruns

  12. Part III. Interventions
  13. Helping Families with Adolescents Cope with Loss, Marcia Lattanzi-Licht
  14. Adolescents and Education About Death, Dying, and Bereavement, Robert G. Stevenson and Eileen P. Stevenson
  15. Postvention with Early and Middle Adolescents, David C. Hill and Yvonne M. Foster
  16. The Need for Postvention on College Campuses: A Rationale and Case Study Findings, Ralph L. V. Rickgarn
  17. Support Groups for Bereaved Adolescents, Richard G. Tedeschi
  18. Professional Interventions to Assist Adolescents Who Are Coping with Death and Bereavement, LaNae Valentine
  19. Helping Adolescents Who Are Coping with a Life-Threatening Illness, Along with Their Siblings, Parents and Peers, Michael M. Stevens and Julie C. Dunsmore

  20. References
    Author Index
    Subject Index