Public people, private lives : tackling stress in clergy families / Jean and Christopher Burton ; [foreword by Anne Atkins].Material type: TextPublication details: London ; New York : Continuum, 2009Description: xxii, 225 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 0826426123 (pbk.); 9780826426123 (pbk.)Subject(s): Clergy -- Mental health | Families of clergy -- Mental health | Stress (Psychology) | Stress managementDDC classification: 253.2 LOC classification: BV4396 | .B87 2009
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Includes bibliographical references.
Pt. 1. Setting the scene. Introduction -- The structures of the Church of England -- Professional support systems -- Pt. 2. Background, methodology and family stress. Background perspectives -- Stress in a family setting -- Setting up the research -- Pt. 3. The curacy stage : the first family interviews. Moves, accommodation and education -- The public view of curates -- The cost -- Reflections on issues at the curacy stage -- Pt. 4. A pause for thought. The double bind and the accommodation syndrome -- Yardsticks for independence -- Pt. 5. The incumbency stage. Moves and education -- Finance and the public role -- The clergy view of the job and its impact on the family : and days off -- Conflict and health -- The third interviews -- Pt. 6. Responses and conclusions. The response of the groups -- Reflections and dilemmas -- Recommendations -- A final reflection for the whole church.