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10 Ways to help you through the seasons (Autumn) (www.bereavement.co.uk)

Changing of any season can bring with it new anniversaries of significant moments. Here are some ways that may help you through autumn.

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The Art of Dying Well (www.artofdyingwell.org)

Losing someone you love is undeniably painful, but rising above grief and connecting spiritually to something greater might help you to find meaning. The Art of Dying Well offers practical and spiritual support to those faced with the prospect of death and dying. Also useful for those supporting the bereaved. This site is not only […]

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Loss Through the Looking Glass (lossthroughthelookingglass.blogspot.co.uk)

A shared blog by three bereaved mothers

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William Worden, Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy (Routledge, 2003) (www.amazon.co.uk)

Grieving over death is an innate, vital process that most people are able to experience and emerge from in a healthy manner.

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Colin Murray Parkes, Bereavement – Studies in Grief in Adult Life (Penguin, 1998) (www.amazon.co.uk)

Colin Murray Parkes draws on his own research to develop some new theories around bereavement and its effects

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Judy Tatelbaum, The Courage to Grieve (William Heinemann Ltd; New edition 1993) (www.amazon.co.uk)

The Classic Guide to Creative Living, Recovery, and Growth Through Grief

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Bill Merrington, 101 Ways to Cope with Grief and Loss (Kevin Mayhew Ltd 2007) (www.amazon.co.uk)

This book provides guidence and aid to the bereaved on their journey through grief and loss

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Hope Edelman, Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss, 20th Anniversary Edition (www.amazon.co.uk)

Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss

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William Worden, Children and Grief (Guilford Press, 2002)

Drawing upon extensive interviews and assessments of school-age children who have lost a parent to death, this book offers a richly textured portrait of the mourning process in children. Link to Amazon

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Lily Pincus, Death and the Family: The Importance of Mourning (Schocken Books, 1989) (www.amazon.co.uk)

Death and the Family: The Importance of Mourning

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Jane Brooks, Midlife Orphan (Berkley Publishing Group, 1999) (www.amazon.co.uk)

Jane Brooks shows us how to find new sources of strength, in both ourselves and others, after our parents are gone.

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Susan Wallbank, The Empty Bed: Bereavement and the Loss of Love (Darton, Longman & Todd Ltd, 2005) (www.amazon.co.uk)

A sensitive book about facing the loss of a sexual partner.

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Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning (www.amazon.co.uk)

A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped (or didn’t) with the experience.

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Kate Boydell Death … and How to Survive it – a unique and practical guide to coming to terms with the loss of your partner. (Vermilion, 2005) (www.amazon.co.uk)

A unique and practical guide to coming to terms with the loss of your partner

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Judith Viorst, Necessary Losses (www.amazon.co.uk)

Essayist Judith Viorst, who has humorously eased our journey to middle age, now turns her considerable talents to a more serious and far-reaching subject

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Kate Berridge, Vigor Mortis – the End of the Death Taboo (www.amazon.co.uk)

This is Kate Berridge’s provocative account of how and why we have tamed the thing we most fear, Death.

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Linda Feinberg, I’m Grieving As Fast As I Can (on being widowed) (New Horizon Press, 1994) (www.amazon.co.uk)

How Young Widows and Widowers Can Cope and Heal

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Phyllis R. Silverman & Madelyn Kelly, A Parent’s Guide to Raising Grieving Children: Rebuilding Your Family after the Death of a Loved One (OUP, 2009) (www.amazon.co.uk)

Parent’s Guide to Raising Grieving Children

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Kay Redfield Jamison, Night Falls Fast (Picador, 2000) (www.amazon.co.uk)

Understanding Suicide: Written by Kay Redfield Jamison

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Kate Hill, The Long Sleep: Young People and Suicide (Virago Press, 1995) (www.amazon.co.uk)

This is an exploration of the origins, symptoms and meanings of young peoples’ suicidal crises

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