Families Facing Death: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals and Volunteers / Edition 1

Families Facing Death: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals and Volunteers / Edition 1

by Elliott J. Rosen, Rosen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 078794050X

ISBN-13: 9780787940508

Pub. Date: 02/13/1998

Publisher: Wiley

A down-to-earth and highly practical guide, this is the first book to explain and illustrate the relationship between family systems, illness, and loss. This updated paperback edition includes theoretical information along with specific suggestions for developing the important skills needed to manage psychosocial symptoms in the patient and family, both during

Overview

A down-to-earth and highly practical guide, this is the first book to explain and illustrate the relationship between family systems, illness, and loss. This updated paperback edition includes theoretical information along with specific suggestions for developing the important skills needed to manage psychosocial symptoms in the patient and family, both during illness and after death. The author explains how to understand the dynamics of the family as an interactive, intradepAndent system. He also explains how to help families define and facilitate the tasks they must take to adjust to illness and loss.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787940508
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/13/1998
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Focus on the Family.

The Family as a System.

Loss and the Life Cycle.

The Family Prepares for Death.

The Grieving Family.

Helping Families Face Death.

An Ethnic Perspective.

Ethical Dilemmas.

Appendix A: Annotated Filmography.

Appendix B: Reading List.

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