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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 (previously Centre for Grief Education) since 1998, and encompasses both academic and applied aspects of grief and bereavement. The journal will be of great benefit to mental health practitioners, tertiary institutions, teaching organisations and occupations related to loss and grief. The journal is published with a central theme for each issue. Themes covered to date have focussed on:

  • Grief and bereavement: Profiling recent Australian bereavement research
  • Aboriginal grief and loss
  • Children and grief
  • HIV/AIDS and grief
  • Trauma and grief
  • Suicide and grief
  • Disability and grief
  • The interface between self-help and professionals
  • Disability and grief
  • Creative approaches to loss and grief
  • The grief of separation and divorce
  • Developments in loss and grief research and practice
  • Rituals
  • Families and grief
  • Grief of children and adolescents
  • Grief of domestic violence and sexual abuse
  • Loss, grief and the older person
  • Grief and acquired illness
  • Support groups
Publication Details
Name of Publisher: Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
Place of Publication: Clayton, Vic.
Resource Type: Journal
ISSN: 1440-6888
Publication Year: 1998-
Publication Frequency: Three times a year
Coverage: Volume 7 Issue 1 (Apr 1998) - onwards (Comprehensive)
Subject Covered: Psychology; Psychiatry; Education (General)