9780534365387

Death and Dying, Life and Living

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534365387

  • ISBN10:

    0534365388

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/3/1999
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Practical and inspiring, this best-selling book helps students learn to cope with experiences associated with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four substantial chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. They also offer practical guidelines for constructive communicational designed to encourage productive living in the face of death. Charles A. Corr is the recipient of numerous national and international awards for his contributions to hospice are and education. Co-authors Clyde M. Nabe and Donna M. Corr are both teachers with many years of experience in spiritual/pastoral care and nursing.

Table of Contents

Prologue ``The Horse on the Dining-Room Table'' xxii
Richard A. Kalish
Part One LEARNING ABOUT DEATH, DYING, AND BEREAEMENT 1(20)
Education about Death, Dying, and Bereavement
3(18)
Part Two DEATH 21(110)
Changing Encounters with Death
23(26)
Changing Attitudes toward Death
49(26)
The Contemporary American Death System
75(28)
Cultural Differences and Death
103(28)
Part Three DYING 131(76)
Coping with Dying
133(24)
Helping Persons Who Are Coping with Dying
157(26)
Hospice Principles and Caring for Persons Who Are Coping with Dying
183(24)
Part Four BEREAVEMENT 207(86)
Coping with Loss and Grief
209(35)
Helping Those Who Are Coping with Loss and Grief
244(28)
Funeral Practices and Other Memorial Rituals
272(21)
Part Five LIFE CYCLE PERSPECTIES 293(132)
Children
296(40)
Adolescents
336(37)
Adults
373(29)
The Elderly
402(23)
Part Six LEGAL, CONCEPTUAL, AND MORAL ISSUES 425(100)
Legal Issues
427(31)
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior
458(25)
Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: Intentionally Ending a Human Life
483(25)
The Meaning and Place of Death in Life
508(17)
Part Seven NEW CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES 525(2)
HIV Infection and AIDS
527(28)
Epilogue ``Calendar Date Gives Mom Reason to Contemplate Life''
555(2)
Elizabeth Vega-Fowler
``Sister of Love''
557
Christopher Paul Fowler

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