Part 1: Theoretical Perspectives Section. New Directions in Loss Research, Miller and Omarzu. Blockades to Finding Meaning and Control, Thompson. Disillusionment and the Creation of Value, Janoff-Bulman and Berg. Exploring Loss through Autoethnographic Inquiry, Ellis. A Case for Hope in Pain, Loss, and Suffering, Snyder. Trauma and Grief, Stroebe, Schut, and Stroebe. Part 2: Close Relationship Losses Section. The Dissolution of Close Relationships, Sprecher and Fehr. Fatal Attractions, Felmlee. Loss in the Experience of Multiracial Couples, Rosenblatt and Tubbs. Curbing Loss in Illness and Disability, Lyons and Sullivan. Passion Lost and Found, Cunningham, Barbee and Druen. Part 3: Losses Faced by Survivors and Caretakers Section. Implications of Communal Relationships Theory for Understanding Loss among Family Caregivers, Williamson andShaffer. Brain Injury, Chwalisz, Loss Experienced in Chronic Pain and Illness, Kelley. Facilitating Recovery from Suicidal Bereavement, Range. Mental Health Professionals'Responses to Loss and Trauma, Solomon, Ram and Neria. Breaking the Cycle of Genocidal Violence, Staub. Part 4: Losses Related to Social Identity. The Experience of Loss in Sport, LLavallee, Grove, Gordon and Ford. What is Lost by Not Losing, Miller. Homelessness and Loss, Morse. Coping with Threat from Intimate Sources, Nuris and Gaylord. Loss of Collective Identity, Liiceanu. Job Loss, Price, Friedland and Vinokur. Part 5: Synthesizing Commentaries on Loss Theory and Research Section. Why There Must Be a Psychology of Loss, Harvey and Weber. Commentary, Neimeyer. Commentary, Weiss.