Sibling Bereavement Helping Children Cope With Loss
- List Price: $34.95
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group
- Publish date: 09/01/1998
The book deals with infant mortality, sibling substitutes, and dead sibling fantasies. It examines are phenomena such as the black sheep, the avenging sister, the only child, and other features and dynamics of sibling bereavement. Finally, it explores such issues as scapegoating, family structures, a mother's grief, denial and disbelief, breakdown and breakthrough, and moving out of the shadow of death towards some sort of resolution.