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A Physician's Guide to Coping with Death and Dying.
Swanson, Jan; Cooper, Alan.
ISBN: 0773528326
McGill-Queen's University Press Montreal 2005 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, printed on 100% recycled acid-free paper, bottom corner rear cover & last few pages creased, minor edgewear. 286 pp. A physician and a clinical psychologist, with many years experience, offer insights to help medical students, residents, physicians, nurses, and others become more aware of the different stages in the dying process, and to learn how to communicate more effectively with patients and their families. They also discuss the ways physicians and other caregivers can learn to reduce their own stress and avoid burnout to achieve balance in their lives and be more effective professionally. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23234  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Closer to the Light: Learning from Children's Near-death Experiences.
Morse, Melvin; Perry, Paul (with); Moody, Raymond A. (foreword).
Souvenir Press London 1991 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear, rubber stamps. 209 pp. American pediatrician reports his study of the near-death experiences (NDEs) of children. Children are too young to have absorbed cultural attitudes to death - they consistently report serene and joyous experiences of "the light", out-of-body travel, telepathic encounters and encounters with dead friends and relatives. (From the library of retired Australian parapsychologist, Harvey Irwin.). 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14451  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Coping with Bereavement.
McIlwraith, Hamish.
ISBN: 1851682864
Oneworld Oxford 2001 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, few scratches & tiny dents covers, minor edgewear. 184 pp. This book will offer support and strength to all those mourning the loss of a partner, friend or relative. The author has based his book on a combination of practical advice and empathy drawn from his own experience. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24098  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Death: The Final Stage of Growth [Human Development Series].
Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth (editor).
ISBN: 0671622382
Prentice-Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1986 
  Paperback trade, very good condition. 181 pp. Illuminating essays on the experience of dying, including the cross-cultural context, from various perspectives (ministers, rabbis, doctors, nurses, sociologists). In one essay, Kubler-Ross tells of her own compelling life experiences of death and dying. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8602  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy [Social Science Paperbacks].
Worden, J. William; Parkes, Colin Murray (foreword).
ISBN: 0415029236
Routledge London 1988 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, top edge faintly foxed. 146 pp. Reprint of the earliest edition of this classic textbook on grief. Describes the mechanisms of grief, the procedures for helping the bereaved to accomplish "the tasks of mourning" and move through the process of normal grieving. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4243  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner.
Worden, J. William; Parkes, Colin Murray (foreword).
ISBN: 0422786209
Tavistock / Routledge London 1989 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, top edge lightly foxed. 146 pp. Reprint of the earliest edition of this classic textbook on grief. Describes the mechanisms of grief, the procedures for helping the bereaved to accomplish "the tasks of mourning" and move through the process of normal grieving. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9652  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Loss and Grief: Our Stories: A Collection of Stories on Loss and Grief.
McLean, George.
ISBN: 0957891601
Rose Education Pty Ltd Sydney 2001 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, few tiny scratches covers, minimal edgewear. 150 pp. An Australian collection of comforting stories about bereavement, compiled and edited by George McLean. In 1987, he had the sad experience of seeing his wife slowly die from cancer. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21829  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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My Daddy Died: Supporting Young Children in Grief.
Teakle, Heather.
ISBN: 1863710957
Collins Dove Melbourne, North Blackburn 1992 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. 124 pp. This book will help other parents with the loss of a partner to recognise the signs of grief, often concealed by children, and to know how to cope. It will also be of value to professional child care givers, teachers and anyone who has an opportunity to support grieving friends and relatives. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26867  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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On Death and Dying.
Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth.
ISBN: 0422754900
Tavistock / Routledge London 1981 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, pages edges lightly toned, minor edgewear, owner's written name & details, cover design differs from stock photo. 260 pp. The author tells the stories of her patients who shared their agonies, expectations and frustrations during the final stages of their lives. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1106A  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss.
Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth.
Simon & Schuster London 2005 
  Paperback small octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. 235 pp. On Death and Dying changed the way we talk about the end of life. Before her own death in 2004, Kubler-Ross and Kessler completed On Grief and Grieving, which looks at the way we experience the process of grief. Just as On Death and Dying taught us the five stages of death - denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance - this book applies these stages to the grieving process and weaves together theory, inspiration, and practical advice, including sections on sadness, hauntings, dreams, isolation and healing. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4543  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Questions and Answers on Death and Dying.
Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth.
ISBN: 0020891504
Macmillan New York 1977 
  Paperback small, very good plus condition. 177 pp. Psychiatrist answers questions about accepting the end of life, suicide, terminal illness, euthanasia. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10217  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Seven Dying Australians.
Kellehear, Allan (editor); Ritchie, David (editor).
ISBN: 0958018804
St Luke's Innovative Resources Bendigo 2003 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. 131 pp. These interviews with seven dying Australians are authentic stories of people facing death. They are all from different backgrounds, and have individual views. Kellehear is an Australian academic sociologist. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28570  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Anatomy of Bereavement.
Raphael, Beverley.
ISBN: 1568212704
Jason Aronson Northvale, NJ 1994 
  Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, owner's written name. 440 pp. This standard textbook - by a psychiatry professor, University of New South Wales - describes (with numerous case histories) the experience of bereavement, and how the effects of loss differ at different stages of life. Contains chapters on disasters, caring for the bereaved, and living with loss. 
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13818  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Western Attitudes Toward Death from the Middle Ages to the Present.
Aries, Philippe; Ranum, Patricia M. (translator).
ISBN: 0801817625
Johns Hopkins University Press Baltimore 1975 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, frontispiece, minimal edgewear. 111 pp. Traces the Western attitudes toward mortality from the early medieval conception of death as the familiar collective destiny of the human race, to the modern tendency not to speak about death. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26631  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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When Your Partner Dies.
Mortimer, Mary.
ISBN: 0868064181
Hale & Iremonger Sydney 1991 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, light foxing edges, faint foxing inside covers & few pages, minor edgewear. 96 pp. This self-help book is about coping with the experience of loss, grief and recovery when your partner dies. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24082  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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