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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 ...
How the Unexpected Loss of a Sibling During Adolescence Affects Future Romantic Relationships
Sibling loss has largely been overlooked by grief studies. Surviving siblings are still to this day finding themselves as the forgotten mourners. However there is still lacking sufficient literature on the topic of sibling ...
An Exploration of Themes in Meaningful Objects Following the Loss of a Loved One
Historical works on grief and loss suggest that relinquishing ties to the deceased is a goal of grief and not doing so is considered to be pathological. This view has been prominent well into the 20th century, with exception ...
Childhood Loss, Attachment, and Pathways to Growth: A Personal Growth Process
In this thesis, I will present my own personal experience with childhood loss and grief as it has impacted my life, through my adolescence and into my adulthood. Using autoethnography as a method of research inquiry, I ...
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 ...