Embracing their memory : loss and the social psychology of storytelling / John H. Harvey

Author(s): Harvey, John H., 1943-
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Subjects: Loss (Psychology)
Bereavement--Psychological aspects
Storytelling--Psychological aspects
Discourse analysis, Narrative--Psychological aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston : Allyn & Bacon, c1996
LC Classification: B, BF
Physical Description: viii, 232 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. We Grieve 1
2. A Social-Psychological Perspective on Loss and Storytelling 9
3. Meanings of Loss 21
4. Loss of Close Relationships through Death 36
5. Loss of Close Relationships through Dissolution or Divorce 60
6. Losses Resulting from War and Violence 78
7. Frequent Lifespan Losses 99
8. Losses that Disenfranchise and Stigmatize 119
9. Losses that Haunt 134
10. Losses Resulting from Natural Disaster: A Study of Storytelling / Shelley K. Stein, Nils Olsen, John H. Harvey 152
11. Experiencing Dying 165
12. Losses that Heal and Are Generative 185
Epilogue: New Directions in the Storytelling Approach to Loss 206
Bibliography 216
Index 226
Notes: LCCN: 95024025
ISBN: 0205174787
Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-225) and index
OCLC Number: 32664757
ISBN/ISSN: 0205174787