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Bereavement Therapies for Chinese Preschool Children in Canada
This manuscript thesis is a review of research conducted on several important issues associated with suitable bereavement therapies for Chinese preschool children residing in Canada. It includes developmental conceptualization ...
School Counsellor Support of Adolescents Who Have Lost a Parent
The death of a parent is more common to adolescents than is often thought. Bereaved teens face a wide range of intense emotions, physical symptoms and challenges in addition to the normal difficulties that are a part of ...
A Prospective Investigation Into the Relationship Between Death Anxiety and Recent Familial Cancer-Related Bereavement Experiences in Young Adults
Inspired by a demonstrated gap in the death anxiety literature regarding the experience of young adults and familial bereavement due to cancer, as well as the author’s personal experience of loss due to breast cancer, the ...
For Death is But a Passing Phase of Life: Riding The Grief Waves Resulting From The Death of Pet and Human Loss Within a Culturally Fluid World
We, as living beings, all cross paths with death of others and of ourselves, as well as the grief that follows. However, people in many cultures and societies are often discouraged from talking about death and dying. Death ...
Re-Storying My Experiences of Grief: An Autoethnography
Grief is often misunderstood and feared in Western society, leading to the disenfranchisement, isolation, and marginalisation of the bereaved, their families, and communities. In this thesis, I use the autoethnographic ...
Potential for Personal Growth in Grief and Loss: A Personal Journey of Re-learning the World
Grief and loss is a significant experience that can impact an individual’s way of being in many areas throughout the course of their lives. An experience of loss instigates grief, and grievers process the pain and suffering ...