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Author Konigsberg, Ruth Davis.

Title The truth about grief : the myth of its five stages and the new science of loss / Ruth Davis Konigsberg.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    155.937 KON    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    155.937 KON    Available
Edition 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Description 258 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The American way of grief -- Is widowhood forever? -- The work of grief -- The making of a bestseller -- The grief counseling industry -- The grief disease and resilience -- Grief and the sexes -- Grief for export.
Summary In this illuminating account of how we grieve, Ruth David Konigsberg reveals that everything we thought we knew about confronting loss is wrong. She maintains that people cope with grief thanks largely to the human capacity for resilience, relying heavily on the work of psychologist George Bonanno.
Subject Grief therapy -- United States.
Grief -- United States.
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