Miller, Eric (2014), Stories of Complicated Grief: A Critical Anthology 

Washington DC (US): NASW Press 

Mullen, Laura (2015), Complicated Grief 

New York, NY (US): Solid Objects Press 

O'Neill, Rhonda (2016), The Other Side of Complicated Grief: Hope in the Midst of Despair 

Wichita, KS (USA): Saudade Publishing 

Roos, Susan (2002), Chronic Sorrow (Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement) 

Oxford: Routledge Press

Schupp, Linda (2007), Grief: Normal, Complicated, Traumatic 

Eau Claire, WN (USA): Pesi Publishers 

Stroebe, Margaret, Schut, Henk & Van Den Bout, Jan (Eds) (2012), Complicated Grief: Scientific Foundations for Health Care Professionals 

Oxford: Routledge Press

Stroebe, Margaret, Schut, Henk & van den Bout, Jan (Eds) (2018), Handbook of bereavement research and practice: Advances in theory and intervention

Washington DC (US): American Psychological Association

White, Craig (2013), Living with Complicated Grief 

London: Sheldon Press 



Dickenson, Donna & Johnson, Malcolm (Eds) (1993), Death, Dying and Bereavement

Milton Keynes: Open University Press 

Gross, Richard (2015), Understanding Grief - An Introduction 

Oxford & New York, NY (US): Routledge Press

Hoy, William (2016), Bereavement Groups and the Role of Social Support - Integrating Theory, Research and Practice 

New York, NY (US): Routledge Press 

Jackson, Teresa (2017), Loss Of A Parent: Adult Grief When Parents Die

Amazon Books 

Littlewood, Jane (2015), Aspects of Grief (Psychology Revivals): Bereavement in Adult Life 

Hove & New York, NY (US): Routledge Press 

McKissock, Mal & McKissock, Dianne (2012), Coping With Grief (4th Edition)

Sydney, NSW (Aus): Harper Collins 

Neimeyer, Robert (1998), Lessons of Loss - A Guide to Coping

New York, NY (US): McGraw Hill 

Parkes, Colin (1998), Bereavement: Studies of grief in adult life 

Madison, WN (US), International Universities Press 

Parkes, Colin & Prigerson, Holly (2013), Bereavement: Studies of grief in adult life 

Hove & New York, NY (US): Routledge Press 

Samuel, Julia (2017), Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death and Surviving 

Penguin Random House 

Thompson, Neil, Cox, Gerry & Stevenson, Robert (Eds) (2017), Handbook of Traumatic Loss - A Guide to Theory and Practice  

New York, NY (US): Routledge Press



Bowlby, John (1998), Attachment and loss (Vol. 3) - Loss: Sadness and depression

London: Pimlico

Klass, Dennis, Silverman, Phyllis & Nickman, Steven (1996), Continuing Bonds - New Understandings of Grief 

Oxford & New York, NY (US): Routledge Press 

Klass, Dennis & Steffen, Edith (2017), Continuing Bonds in Bereavement: New Directions for Research and Practice (Series in Death, Dying and Bereavement)

Oxford & New York, NY (US): Routledge Press 

Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth (1969), On Death and Dying

New York, NY (US): MacMillan Press 

Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth (1975), Death: The Final Stage of Growth

New York, NY (US): Simon & Schuster 

Valentine, Christine (2008), Bereavement Narratives: Continuing Bonds in the 20th Century

Oxford & New York, NY (US): Routledge Press



Ariés, Phillipe (1982/2008), The Hour of Our Death: The Classic History of Western Attitudes Towards Death Over The Last One Thousand Years (2nd Edition)

New York, NY (US): Vintage Press 

Ariés, Phillipe (1976), Western Attitudes Toward Death - From the Middle Ages to the Present 

London: Marion Boyards 

Becker, Ernest (1973/2011), The Denial of Death 

London: Souvenir Press 

Craib, Ian (1998), 'The Problem With Mourning' in Social Theory: Experiencing Identity (pp.157-167)

London: Sage Publications 

Neimeyer, Robert, Harris, Darcy, Winokuer, Howard, Thornton, Gordon (Eds), (2011), Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society: Bridging research and practice

New York, NY (US): Routledge Press 

Seale, Clive (2008), Constructing Death: The Sociology of Dying and Bereavement  

Cambridge: University Press 

Thompson, Neil & Cox, Gerry (Eds) (2017), Handbook Of The Sociology of Death, Grief and Bereavement - A Guide to Theory and Practice 

London & New York, NY (US): Routledge Press



Auster, Paul (1988), The Invention of Solitude

London: Faber & Faber 

Grant, Linda (2011), Remind Me Who I Am Again (2nd Edition)

London: Granta Books 

Hill, Susan (2012), In The Springtime Of The Year

London: Vintage/Penguin Random House 

Lewis, Clive (1994), A Grief Observed

New York, NY (US): Harper Collins  

MacDonald, Helen (2015), H is for Hawk

London: Vintage/Penguin Random House 

Miller, Nancy (2000), Bequest and Betrayal: Memoirs of a Parent's Death

Bloomington, IN (US), Indiana University Press 

O'Rourke, Meghan (2012), The Long Goodbye: A Memoir

London: Virago

Winn, Raynor (2018, The Salt Path 

London: Penguin Random House 




Bender, Sheila (2015), Sorrow's Words: Writing Exercises To Heal Grief - Writing It Real (Volume 2)

eBook created in USA 


Bolton, Gillie (1999), The Therapeutic Potential of Creative Writing

London: Jessica Kingsley


Bolton, Gillie (2001) Reflective Practice

London: Paul Chapman  


Bolton, Gillie, Field, Victoria and Thompson, Kate (2006), Writing Works: A resource handbook for therapeutic writing workshops and activities

London: Jessica Kingsley


Eakin, Paul (1999), How Our Lives Become Stories: Making Selves

New York, NY (US): Cornell University Press 


Moss, Jane (2012), Writing in Bereavement - A Creative Handbook (Writing for Therapy or Personal Development) 

London: Jessica Kingsley 


Neymeyer, Robert, Pennebaker, James & Van Dyke, Jessica (2009), Narrative Medicine: Writing through Bereavement in Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine (2nd Edition), Chochinov, Harvey & Breitbart, William (Eds), (Chapter 27, pp.454-469)

Oxford: Oxford University Press 


Pennebaker, James & Evans, John (2014), Expressive Writing: Words That Heal 

Enumclaw, WA (US), Idyll Arbor 


Pennebaker, James & Smyth, Joshua (2016), Opening Up by Writing It Down: How Expressive Writing Improves Health and Eases Emotional Pain (3rd Edition)

?: Guilford Press 


Prodromou, Amy-Katerini (2015), 'Life Writing and the Literature of Grief' in Navigating Loss in Women's Contemporary Memoir (pp.13-33)

London: Palgrave MacMillan


Richardson, Tanya (2016), Forever in My Heart: A Grief Journal 

Berkeley, CA (US), Ulysses Press 


Sampson, Fiona (1999), The Healing Word: A Practical Guide to Poetry and Personal Development Activities

London: The Poetry Society 


White, Michael & Epston, David (1990), Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends 

London & New York, NY (US): Norton & Company 


Withey, James & Sagan, Olivia (2017) (Eds.), The Recovery Letters 

London: Jessica Kingsley 



Bradley, Ben, Feldman, Fred & Johansson, Jess (2015), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Death 

Oxford: Oxford University Press 

Goleman, Daniel (1996), Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ 

London: Bloomsbury Publications 







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