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Meaning Reconstruction & the Experience of Loss

by Robert A. Neimeyer

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Published by American Psychological Association (APA) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Behavioural theory (Behaviourism),
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Psychotherapy - General,
  • Meaning (Psychology),
  • Psychological Aspects Of Bereavement,
  • Self-Help,
  • Death / Grief / Consolation,
  • Psychology,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Mental Health,
  • Death & Dying,
  • Death, Grief, Bereavement,
  • Bereavement,
  • Grief,
  • Loss (Psychology)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8603037M
    ISBN 101557987424
    ISBN 109781557987426

    Robert A. Neimeyer, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, where he also maintains an active clinical er also serves as Director of the Portland Institute for Loss and Transition, which offers training and certification in grief completing his doctoral training at the University of Nebraska in , he has published 30 books. Neimeyer () also postulates that the central process in grieving is the reconstruction of meaning in response to a loss. These emerging concepts of grief, bereavement, and mourning can provide a foundation for our efforts to understand the experience of child survivors of suicide and how we may best begin to assist by:

    Psychiatrist and holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl, founder of logotherapy in the s, posited in his book Man's Search for Meaning that the primary motivation of a person is to discover meaning in life. Frankl insisted that meaning can be discovered under all circumstances, even in the most miserable experiences of loss and tragedy.   In their introductory chapter, Cunsolo and Landman justified the book on the basis of sparse and scattered writings that addressed [End Page 79] ecological loss and mourning. The presence of a slowly-emerging literature on ecological loss is a somewhat surprising given the sheer magnitude of the current extinction rates of flora and : Alan E. Stewart.

      Similar to the concept of meaning reconstruction, the “Model of Growth in the Context of Grief” (Calhoun, Tedeschi, Cann, & Hanks, ) states that inconsistency of the loss with pre-loss worldviews triggers intense cognitive work to reconstruct a new worldview incorporating the loss in a meaningful way (Calhoun et al., ; Cann et al Cited by: Grief is the natural reaction to loss, and can influence the physical, emotional, cognitive, behavioural and spiritual aspects of our lives. Grief can be experienced in response to a variety of loss-related events, such as the death of a loved one, separation or divorce, the loss of a sense of safety or physical incapacity through disability.


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Meaning Reconstruction & the Experience of Loss by Robert A. Neimeyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

A prominent theme in the volume is that symptoms in the bereaved have meaning-making significance, and that meaning reconstruction in response to loss is the central process in grieving/5(8). A prominent theme in the volume is that symptoms in the bereaved have meaning-making significance, and that meaning reconstruction in response to loss is the central process in grieving.

More scientifically oriented readers will find comprehensive discussions of Pages: Meaning Reconstruction and the Experience of Loss. Debunking the notion that an invariant sequence of stages of grief occurs among all who experience the death of a loved one, this groundbreaking volume clearly demonstrates that highly individual processes of meaning-making are at the heart of grief dynamics/5.

Meaning Reconstruction & the Experience of Loss [Hardcover] [March ] (Author) Robert A. Neimeyer on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(7). Book by: Robert Neimeyer Home» Featured Books» Meaning Reconstruction and the Experience of Loss Dr. Robert Neimeyer’s book, Meaning Construction and the Experience of Loss, is available at   A prominent theme in the volume is that symptoms in the bereaved have meaning-making significance, and that meaning reconstruction in response to loss is the central process in grieving/5(21).

This groundbreaking volume exposes meaning reconstruction in response to loss as the central process in grieving. Authors stress the fundamental necessity for a healthy role of continued symbolic bonds as well as an appreciation of life-enhancing growth as one integrates the lessons of loss.

A prominent theme in the volume is that symptoms in the bereaved have meaning-making significance, and that meaning reconstruction in response to loss is the central process in grieving. A prominent theme in the volume is that symptoms in the bereaved have meaning-making significance, and that meaning reconstruction in response to loss is the central process in grieving.

More scientifically oriented readers will find comprehensive discussions of research programs supporting these /5(8). A prominent theme in the volume is that symptoms in the bereaved have meaning-making significance, and that meaning reconstruction in response to loss is the central process in grieving.

More scientifically oriented readers will find comprehensive discussions of research programmes supporting these /5(8). loss and one’s sense of meaning. From the constructivist perspective, individuals who exhibit a normative grief reaction are successful at engaging in meaning making and able to assimilate or accommodate to the loss, consequently forming or main-taining a thread of consistency as well as meaningful transition in their self-narrative.

Meaning reconstruction and the experience of loss. Washington: American Psychological Association. Translation: Therapy for Loss and Grief: The Search for Meaning from a Constructivist Perspective. Abstract. Viewing suffering following the death of a loved one from a meaning systems perspective, this chapter reviews research that links secular and spiritual struggles to find meaning in loss to prolonged and preoccupying grief, and successful sense Cited by: MEANING MAKING IN THE DUAL PROCESS MODEL OF COPING WITH BEREAVEMENT MARGARET S.

STROEBE AND HENK SCHUT In the following. Abstract. Of all the sources of suffering in human life, the encounter with the tragic deaths of loved ones must be among the most compelling. Adopting the view that grieving involves as a central process the attempt to reaffirm or reconstruct a world of meaning that has been challenged by loss, I briefly review the evidence linking an anguished search for meaning to complicated, prolonged and Cited by: 2.

Bob has published 25 books, including Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society: Bridging Research and Practice (Routledge), Meaning Reconstruction and the Experience of Loss, Lessons of Loss: A Guide to Coping, and Rainbow in the Stone, a book of contemporary poetry.

The absence of grief is no longer seen, by definition, as pathological. Loss and grief are fundamental to human life. Grief can be defined as the response to the loss in all of its totality – including its physical, emotional, cognitive, behavioural and spiritual manifestations – and as a natural and normal reaction to loss.

Considers how life is augmented, not reduced, by maintaining our web of connection in those we have loved and lost. The author finds richly illustrative case material in the diary of C. Lewis, whose reflections on the intermingling of joy and suffering prompt the present author's own on the way in which we both discover and invent new meaning in the face of loss.

The issues of bereavement Cited by: Organization of the Book Counseling Strategies for Loss and Grief includes two parts. Part 1, Unique Grief and Unique Grievers, orients readers to current thinking about loss and grief and the implications for professional counseling practice.

Chapter 1 summarizes the shift from traditional to contemporary. Meaning making in the dual process model of coping with bereavement. Stroebe, Margaret S.; Schut, Henk Meaning reconstruction & the experience of loss. PsycBOOKS® – Jan 1, Abstract. Provides an exploration of the cognitive processes used in bereavement, using the framework of the dual process model (DPM).

Overall, sense-making emerged as a much stronger predictor of grief Indicators than time since loss, highlighting the relevance of a meaning-oriented perspective. References. Barrett, C. J Basic Books. Google Scholar. Bruner, J Meaning reconstruction & the experience of loss. Washington, DC: American Psychological Cited by: The book covers identifiable treatments and specific lines of research in assisting clients in developing new meaning, such as posttraumatic growth (after sexual assault, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer, destructive natural phenomena, such as hurricanes, and refugee experiences), and finding benefit (in the context of loss—loss of health.Reconstruction, in U.S.

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