Parental loss of a child by Therese A. Rando

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Published by Research Press Co. in Champaign, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Bereavement -- Psychological aspects,
  • Children -- Death -- Psychological aspects,
  • Parents -- Psychology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Therese A. Rando.
ContributionsRando, Therese A.
LC ClassificationsBF575.G7 P365 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 555 p. ;
Number of Pages555
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2743792M
ISBN 100878222812
LC Control Number86061549

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