The Many Faces of Bereavement: The Nature and Treatment
of Natural, Traumatic, and Stigmatized Grief
Ginny Sprang, Ph.D., John McNeil (Contributor)
Overviews the traditional models of grief. The treatment of parental grief and the grief response of the elderly following the death of a spouse are emphasized. Details suggested typologies and treatment strategies for traumatized and stigmatized processes of grief that are specific to the mode of death, such as murder, drunk driving fatalities, disasters, suicide, and AIDS-related deaths. Included is a list of telephone numbers of organizations for survivors and victims.