Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. The Sibling Bond. The Evolution of the Study of Sibling Bereavement. Children's Understanding of Death. Sibling Responses to a Child's Death. Individual Variables Affecting Sibling Bereavement Responses. Situational Variables Affecting Sibling Bereavement Responses. Environmental Variables Affecting Sibling Bereavement Responses. Family Functioning: Impact on Siblings. Long-term Effects of Sibling Bereavement in Childhood. Putting Sibling Bereavement into Perspective. References. Appendix 1. Appendix 2. Index.
"Shadows in the Sun: The Experiences of Sibling Bereavement in
Childhood is an impressive combination of insightful caring,
informed scholarship, rigorous research and practical utility.
Professor Davies is uniquely qualified to introduce us to sibling
bereavement-In my judgment, no other contemporary author could have
produced this rich and rewarding manuscript. You are about to
embark on an enlightening journey as you begin reading this
-Charles A. Corr, Southern Illinois University