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Title Spousal bereavement in late life / Deborah Carr, Randolph M. Nesse, Camille B. Wortman, editors.

Imprint New York : Springer Pub. Co., c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  155.9370846 Sp69b 2006    ---  Available
Description xxxi, 336 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Based on a conference held in June 2002 at the University of Michigan.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: a history of the Changing Lives of Older Couples Study / Randolph M. Nesse, Camille B. Wortman, and James S. House. Pt. I. Studying bereavement: methodological innovations and contextual influences. Understanding late life widowhood: new directions in research, theory, and practice / Deborah Carr, Camille B. Wortman, and Randolph M. Nesse -- Methodological issues in studying late life bereavement / Deborah Carr -- How older Americans die today: implications for surviving spouses / Deborah Carr, Camille B. Wortman, and Karin Wolff. Pt. II. Personal consequences of spousal loss. Psychological consequences of spousal loss among older adults: understanding the diversity of responses / Karin Wolff and Camille B. Wortman -- Closer look at health and widowhood: do health behaviors changes after the loss of a spouse? / Amy Mehraban Pienta and Melissa M. Franks -- Interpersonal and spiritual connections among bereaved older adults / Stephanie L. Brown, James S. House, and Dylan M. Smith -- Economic and practical adjustments to late life spousal loss / Rebecca L. Utz. Pt. III. New perspectives on grief and bereavement. Evolutionary framework for understanding grief / Randolph M. Nesse -- Widowhood, grief and the quest for meaning: a narrative perspective on resilience / Robert A. Neimeyer. Pt. IV. Implications for practice, policy, and future research. Clinical interventions with the bereaved: what clinicians and counselors can learn from the Changing Lives of Older Couples Study / Anthony D. Mancini, David L. Pressman, and George A. Bonanno -- Implications for public policies and social services: what social workers and other gerontological practitioners can learn from the Changing Lives of Older Couples Study / Virginia E. Richardson -- The future of late life spousal bereavement / Deborah Carr.
Subject Bereavement in old age -- United States -- Case studies.
Widows -- United States -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Widowers -- United States -- Psychology -- Case studies.
United States.
Bereavement in old age. (OCoLC)fst00830695
Widowers -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst01174939
Widows -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst01174969
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Carr, Deborah S.
Nesse, Randolph M.
Wortman, Camille B.
ISBN 0826142443

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