Psychological tasks for bereaved children. (Article, 1992) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Psychological tasks for bereaved children.

Author: JE Baker Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Hospital, Mass.; MA Sedney; E Gross
Edition/Format: Article Article : English
Publication:The American journal of orthopsychiatry, 1992 Jan; 62(1): 105-16
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The grief process in bereaved children is conceptualized as a series of psychological tasks that must be accomplished over time. Early tasks include understanding and self-protection; middle-phase tasks include acceptance and reworking; late tasks pertain to identification and development. This timing model has practical implications for the conduct of psychotherapy at different times during the grief process.
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Document Type: Article
All Authors / Contributors: JE Baker Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Hospital, Mass.; MA Sedney; E Gross
ISSN:0002-9432
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 119093794
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The grief process in bereaved children is conceptualized as a series of psychological tasks that must be accomplished over time. Early tasks include understanding and self-protection; middle-phase tasks include acceptance and reworking; late tasks pertain to identification and development. This timing model has practical implications for the conduct of psychotherapy at different times during the grief process.
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A good analysis of the grieving process in children

by tsumiku (WorldCat user published 2009-03-04) Good Permalink

This article analyzes the grieving process that can be seen in children. The research divides the child's grief into three separate sections: early, middle, and late. Withing each section the authors sepcify a series of "tasks" that the child should complete in order to reach an ideal mindset of understanding...
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