Understanding loss and grief for women: a new perspective on their pain and healing

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This book can enhance everyone's understanding of how women experience loss and grief, and how they transition to resolution. It is an invaluable resource to women and everyone who supports them--spouses, partners, and family members as well as community and government.

* Explicates the socially constructed roles of women, in the past and in modern society, to illustrate what has been considered "appropriate" expression and response to loss and grief for women, and to enable a unique understanding the phenomenal loss experience for women

* Presents an invaluable framework, as a scaffolding, that allows readers to interrogate their own and others' experiences of loss in a novel, more in-depth way--one that supports improved practice in the helping professions

* Includes women's real-life stories that tell their truths of the loss experience and how grief worked through them in transitioning to resolution

* Provides seminal information to professional grief counselors, physicians, nurses, clinical psychologists, and psychiatric social workers, as well as students of psychology, sociology, medicine, public health, and women's studies

* Allows family members, friends, or partners to better understand what a woman who is experiencing loss and grief is feeling, and instructs how to support healthy transition through grief to resolution

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display_descriptionWomen's grief is often a complex phenomenon - a natural, normal experience, but one that can seriously impact everyone - female or male - at every stage of life. Understanding Loss and Grief for Women: A New Perspective on Their Pain and Healing provides a way to look at how women experience loss through the lens of their socially constructed roles, and in light of the theories and practice of grief therapy and support. The book begins by explaining the social construction of women's traditional, transitional, and modern/postmodern roles, and then addresses the social construction of grief theory and practice in past eras and modern society. Several case studies enable readers to see how social constructs shape women's responses to various causes of grief, such as the death of a spouse or partner, child, marriage (divorce), and career (retirement). The final section of the book examines the health impacts of grief, offers suggestions to ameliorate negative health impacts, and emphasizes how loss and grief for women can be used as opportunities for self-growth. This book serves all members of the general population as well as educators, academics, scientists, and students of disciplines such as psychology, psychotherapy, medicine, sociology, and women's studies. It will enable all women to better understand, deal with, and heal from their loss and grief experience. Male readers will empathize with what their spouses/partners, mothers, grandmothers, siblings, and friends are experiencing in loss and grief and understand how to support healthy transition through grief to resolution. The community at large and care providers will learn how to create a more nurturing and supportive environment for women's grief response.
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subject_facetGrief -- Sex differences
Loss (Psychology) -- Sex differences
Sex role -- Psychological aspects
Women -- Psychology
title_displayUnderstanding loss and grief for women : a new perspective on their pain and healing
title_fullUnderstanding loss and grief for women : a new perspective on their pain and healing / Robert W. Buckingham, DrPH, and Peggy A. Howard, PhD
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title_suba new perspective on their pain and healing
Loss (Psychology)
Psychological aspects
Sex differences
Sex role