Death, Mourning, and Caring / Edition 1

Death, Mourning, and Caring / Edition 1

by Robert Marrone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314099794

ISBN-13: 9780314099792

Pub. Date: 01/06/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text, while strongly academic, comprehensive, practical, and contemporary, offers an exceptionally warm and personalized writing style appropriate to the subject matter. It offers both a multi-diciplinary approach and a cross-cultural perspective. Unique Caring Insight feature supplies practical, helpful, tips for the reader. Chapter 12, Resources, is a

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This text, while strongly academic, comprehensive, practical, and contemporary, offers an exceptionally warm and personalized writing style appropriate to the subject matter. It offers both a multi-diciplinary approach and a cross-cultural perspective. Unique Caring Insight feature supplies practical, helpful, tips for the reader. Chapter 12, Resources, is a comprehensive guide to organizations, periodicals, books, and Web sites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314099792
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/06/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 10.34(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. DEATH AND DYING. 1. American Attitudes Toward Death and Dying. 2. Death in America: When and How We Die. 3. Dying and the Near-Death Experience. 4. The Work of Mourning. PART II. GRIEVING AND MOURNING. 5. Death, Dying, and the Child. 6. Death, Suicide, and Young Americans. 7. Death, Adulthood, and a Parent's Tears. 8. Aging, Mourning, and the Search for Meaning. PART III. CARING AND PREPARING. 9. Caring for the Dying. 10. Preparing for Death: Anxieties, Issues, and Tasks. 11. Honoring the Dead, Comforting the Living. 12. Resources

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