Year: 1988 Source: Washington: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1988. p.201-228 SIEC No: 19920140

In this chapter, the authors discuss common types of death experiences of children, the evolution of mature understandings of death, children’s & adolescent’s reactions & attempts to cope with the demise of a loved one or with their own impending deaths. The authors also examine suicidal behaviour, including symptoms & approaches to prevention, & provide some guidelines & suggestions for helping children cope with death. (99 refs.)