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Give Sorrow Words (Electronic book text)
Give Sorrow Words (Electronic book text): Dorothy Judd
Give Sorrow Words (Electronic book text): Dorothy Judd

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Dorothy Judd

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Though there has been much written about dying and bereavement in recent years, the particular stress of terminal illness in childhood - as it affects both the families and the professionals - is only beginning to be better understood. In this book Dorothy Judd, a child psychotherapist who has worked with ill, disabled and dying children and adolescents for many years, places her clinical experience in the context of a full understanding of death, the moral and ethical issues raised by some of the treatments for life-threatening illness, and the current research into new developments in approaches to terminal illness. At the heart of the book is a very moving diary of Judd's work with Robert, a seven-year-old suffering from leukaemia. Judd's account of therapeutic work in the hospital setting, away from the privacy of the consulting room, will be of special interest to mental health professionals. Give Sorrow Words combines great sensitivity to the experience of terminal illness with an astute awareness of the more theoretical debates in this increasingly important area of research.


Imprint: Karnac Books
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2014
Authors: Dorothy Judd
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 978-1-306-42485-1
Barcode: 9781306424851
Categories: Promotions
Books > Social sciences > Psychology > Child & developmental psychology
Books > Health, Home & Family > Family & health > Coping with personal problems > Coping with death & bereavement
Books > Medicine > Other branches of medicine > Clinical psychology > Psychotherapy
LSN: 1-306-42485-2

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