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Helping children and adolescents cope with death and bereavement

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Published by Baywood Pub. Co. in Amityville, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Bereavement in children.,
  • Bereavement in adolescence.,
  • Grief in children.,
  • Grief in adolescence.,
  • Children -- Counseling of.,
  • Teenagers -- Counseling of.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] David W. Adams and Eleanor J. Deveau.
SeriesBeyond the innocence of childhood ;, v. 3, Death, value, and meaning series
ContributionsAdams, David W. 1942-, Deveau, Eleanor J.
LC ClassificationsBF723.D3 B54 1995 vol. 3
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL788066M
ISBN 100895031302
LC Control Number95020407

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