Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement

‘I have always appreciated the quality and diversity of articles in
Grief Matters. It is an asset to my work and the colleagues with whom I collaborate.’
(Grief Matters subscriber) 


The peer-reviewed journal Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement, published by the Centre in-house since 1998, encompasses both academic and applied aspects of grief and bereavement and is a ranked journal with the Australian Research Council as part of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative.

Past contributors have included Robert A. Neimeyer, Colin Murray Parkes, Simon Shimshon Rubin, Ruth Malkinson, John R. Jordan, Margaret Stroebe, Henk Schut, J. William Worden, Kenneth J. Doka, George A. Bonnano, Holly G. Prigerson, Cecilia L. W. Chan, David E. Balk, Phyllis S. Kosminsky and
 many more.

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

Upcoming themes will include: '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', and 'Death of an adult child'.

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 3, Summer 2014

Displacement and isolaton: Grief of
refugee, immigrant and Indigenous
peoples

Editor: Christopher Hall

Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Australia and Stories of Loss and Hope

Louise Olliff

  Refugees, Grief and Loss: Critical
  Debates

  Pauline Lane & Rachel Tribe

  Children and Young People With
  Refugee Backgrounds: Their
  Experiences of Change, Loss and
  Grief and the Seasons for Growth
  Program

  Melinda Phillips

  Holding the Threads of Grief and
  Trauma: The Complexity of Working
  With Asylum Seekers and Refugees
  in the Cancer Setting

  Carrie Lethborg & Pauley Kessel

  The Impact of Forced Internal
  Migration on Australian Aboriginal
  People

  Jane McKendrick & Marjorie Thorpe

 

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