Year: 2002 Source: Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2002. p.281-298 SIEC No: 20020922

Presents major loss as an encompassing category that includes trauma, death & dying, & stress & coping. It reviews theory & research on the most challenging types of human loss & trauma: death & dying; disease & injuries; war & violence; divorce & dissolution; unemployment & homelessness; & the Holocaust & genocide. Written in consideration of cross-cultural, international perspectives on loss, the book discusses relevant therapy approaches & emphasizes a story-telling approach to coping with major loss. It concludes with chapters on therapy & personal adjustment to loss, providing immediate applicability to counselors, therapists, social workers, & other human service professionals.