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Konigsberg, Ruth Davis
The truth about grief : the myth of its five stages and the new science of loss / Ruth Davis Konigsberg
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF575.G7 K638 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Grief -- United States
Grief therapy -- United States
Loss (Psychology)
Bereavement -- Psychological aspects
Physical Description 258 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-246) and index
Contents The idea that won't die -- The American way of grief -- Is widowhood forever? -- The work of grief -- The making of a bestseller -- The grief counseling industry -- The grief disease and resilience -- Grief and the sexes -- Grief for export
Summary In this illuminating account of how we grieve, Ruth David Konigsberg reveals that everything we thought we knew about confronting loss is wrong. She maintains that people cope with grief thanks largely to the human capacity for resilience, relying heavily on the work of psychologist George Bonanno

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