||Illness, Crisis & Loss
Jason L. Powell
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ABOUT THE JOURNAL
When dealing with issues of grief, crisis, or loss as a counselor, medical professional, or researcher, it can be difficult to find resources to help you in your work. Receiving the most current research on the latest topics in the field from Illness, Crisis & Loss can help.
Illness, Crisis & Loss is the resource that furthers your understanding and knowledge of the psychosocial and ethical issues associated with life-threatening illness, traumatic human crises, grief, and loss. The broad focus of the journal makes it relevant to a wide range of professionals and scholars, such as grief counselors, therapists, social workers, thanatologists, physicians and nurses, medical ethicists, and anyone else who works with people in crisis situations.
Each issue of Illness, Crisis & Loss brings you peer-reviewed articles, essays, and book reviews covering current topics in the field of counseling, clinical and crisis intervention, AIDS, nursing, death studies, and bioethics. You will find that the diversity of these pressing topics will keep you informed of important ideas in all areas of grief work. In addition, ICL occasionally publishes special issues that provide in-depth studies on the important topics at hand. These special issues are guest edited by leading scholars in the field. Regular topics include:
- Case reports
- Clinical interventions
- Crisis intervention
- Death studies
- Grief work
- Ethical decision-making
- Palliative care of the dying
- Victim responses and care for caregivers
A MULTIFACETED VIEW OF THE FIELD
Illness, Crisis & Loss explores all aspects of grief, death, and loss. Every issue covers new ideas and research that will be sure to foster thought among all readers. Topics are as diverse and wide-ranging as:
- Models of grieving
- Coping with change
- Adoption issues
- Religion and spirituality
- Grief work with survivors of disasters
- Assisted dying
- Coping with critical illness
- Critical incident crises
AIMS AND SCOPE
Probe the grief process and discover new ways to help the dying and bereaved cope with loss. Illness, Crisis & Loss publishes peer-reviewed articles, book reviews, and essays on psychological and ethical issues associated with life-threatening illnesses, traumatic human crises, grief, and loss.
Through editorials, interviews, and commentaries, you will also discover the latest thinking on the most pressing ethical and psychosocial issues from those working on the frontlines.
Meet the Editor
He also holds several Visiting Professorships in Gerontology: Hong Kong, United States, Jordan, South Africa, Canada and Australia. Recently, he was invited as Visiting Scholar at Harvard University and Visiting Research Fellow in Gerontology at Oxford University. He holds an Honorary Professorship at Tasmania University and holds a Honorary Fellowship at Institute of Human Ageing and Chronic Disease at University of Liverpool.
Professor Jason L. Powell, Ph.D. is Editor-in-Chief of US-based international journal, Illness, Crisis and Loss that is published by Baywood, New York. Currently, he is Professor of Community Practice and Social Justice at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Formerly, he was Professor and occasional Acting Dean at The University of Central Lancashire, UK. Previously, he was Associate Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Dean of Faculty of Social and Environmental Sciences and Reader in Sociology & Social Policy at The University of Liverpool, UK. Formerly, he was appointed Associate Head of School and Director of Admissions at University of Salford, UK.
Professor Powell’s research on aging has recently focused on comparative and global approaches, health care, death and grief and critical theory. He has almost 400 publications worldwide including 55 books. Some of his books include Social Theory and Aging (2006) Rowman and Littlefield: New York; Situating Social Theory (2008) McGraw Hill: London (with Tim May); Aging in Asia (2010) (with I.G Cook); The Welfare State in Post-Industrial Society: A Global Perspective (2009) Springer: New York (with Jon Hendricks); Aging in China (2012), Springer: New York (with S Chen); Social Theory, Aging and Welfare (2012) Lexington Publishers: New York (with J Chamberlain); Social Gerontology (2013) Nova Science: New York; Global Aging and Globalization (2013) Nova Science: New York. Recently, Professor Powell won ‘Highly Commended Article for the Year’ award by Emerald Publishers for an article on risk and old age in International Journal of Sociology & Social Policy. The Journal of Applied Gerontology had a special issue recently on Powell's theoretical approach to illness, ageing and health professions. He serves on 100+ international editorial boards including Research on Aging, International Journal of Social Welfare and Hallym International Journal of Aging. Professor Powell is Series Editor on International Aging for a book series for Springer Publishers in New York and is Associate Editor of The Canadian Journal of Sociology.
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- CINAHL Database and Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
- CINAHL® Electronic Databases and the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature® print index
- Ekistic Index
- Elsevier, Bibliographic Databases
- Health Care Database
- International Bibliography of Periodical Literature on the Humanities and
Social Sciences (IBZ)
- Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
- Psychological Abstracts
- Standard Periodical Directory (SPD)
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