25. Death, Dying and Loss

  1. Les Brann2,
  2. Jacky Owens3 and
  3. Ann Williamson4
  1. K K Aravind1,
  2. Jacky Owens3 and
  3. Ann Williamson4

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950905.ch25

The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice

The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice

How to Cite

Aravind, K. K., Owens, J. and Williamson, A. (2011) Death, Dying and Loss, in The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice (eds L. Brann, J. Owens and A. Williamson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950905.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Sheffield University, UK

  2. 3

    University College London, UK

  3. 4

    Salford Universities, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    GP, Rotherham, UK

  2. 3

    University College London, UK

  3. 4

    Salford Universities, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683675

Online ISBN: 9781119950905

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Keywords:

  • death, dying and loss;
  • grief, spontaneous response;
  • simple grief;
  • dysfunctional psycho-social behaviours;
  • Kübler-Ross model;
  • terminally ill;
  • fear and loss;
  • rapport

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Helping the Terminally Ill Patient

  • Fear and Loss

  • Bereavement

  • Importance of Rapport

  • The Boat Metaphor for Life

  • The Honey Pot Metaphor

  • The Bomb Blast Metaphor

  • The Forest Fire Metaphor

  • Post Script

  • References