Perspectives on the experience of sudden, unexpected child death: the very worst thing?

Turner, Denise (2017) Perspectives on the experience of sudden, unexpected child death: the very worst thing? Palgrave MacMillan, London. ISBN 9783319660165

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Abstract / Description

This book combines autobiography and innovative narrative research to create an original psychosocial perspective on the often taboo subject of sudden, unexpected child death. Beginning with the author's own experience, the book investigates manifold aspects of sudden, unexpected child death, including the professional rapid response; contemporary cultural reactions to death; theories of grieving; child death inquiries and popular media reporting. At the heart of the book are intimate personal stories, drawn from unprecedented psychosocial research on this topic, which combine to create a unique record of parent's experiences following the sudden, unexpected death of a child. Additionally, the book offers original guidance on the Biographic Narrative Interpretive methodology which extends knowledge of group data analysis.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: sudden, unexpected child death; sudden unexplained death in childhood (SUDC); Biographic Narrative Interpretive methodology
Subjects: 600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
Department: School of Social Professions
Depositing User: Denise Turner
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2019 10:11
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2019 10:11
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/5097

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