Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement

The journal Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement has been published by the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement since 1998, and encompasses both academic and applied aspects of grief and bereavement.

Past contributors have included John R. Jordan, Margaret Stroebe, Henk Schut, Robert Neimeyer, William Worden, Kenneth Doka, George Bonnano, Holly G. Prigerson and many more.

The journal is published three times annually in Autumn (April/May), Winter (August) and Summer (December), with a central theme for each issue.

Upcoming themes will include: 'Perinatal loss', 'Displacement and isolation: The grief of immigrant, refugee and Indigenous peoples', 'Death of a child or adolescent', 'Grief of missing persons', 'Creative expressions of grief',  'Creative expressions of grief', 'Companion animal loss', 'Death of a parent: Reflections on an aging population', 'Death of an adult child', and many more.

The journal will be of great benefit to mental health practitioners, tertiary institutions, teaching organisations and occupations related to loss and grief. 

The current issue:

Volume 17, Issue 1, Autumn 2014

Special Issue: Australian Grief and Bereavement Conference 2014

Editor: Christopher Hall

How Now Insights ABout the Brain Are Helping Us Understand Attachment and Loss

Phyllis S. Kosminsky

  How Do Patients With Advanced
  Cancer Cope With an Uncertain
  Disease Trajectory: Implications
  for Grief Counselling

  Elizabeth A. Lobb

  Life-Threatening Illness and Grief
  During Adolescence

  David E. Balk

Conference Presentation Short Papers:

- Peter Coupland
- Jenny Field
- Lorraine F. Holtslander &
     Jill M. G. Bally
- Emma L. Penman,
     Lauren J. Breen,   
     Lauren Y. Hewitt, &
     Holly G. Prigerson
- Melinda Phillips
- Greg Roberts
- Patricia Shuter & Helen Edwards
- Sarah Wayland

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