Fear Of The Unknown / Edition 1

Fear Of The Unknown / Edition 1

by Arthur S Berger, Joyce Berger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275946835

ISBN-13: 9780275946838

Pub. Date: 03/24/1995

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

How do doctors and nurses communicate with frightened patients who are dying, address the needs and concerns of the patients, and help the patients arrive at an acceptance of death? This work deals with the relationship that the health care team has with the dying and how well that team is prepared to address the fears of the dying. In addition, the health care

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Overview

How do doctors and nurses communicate with frightened patients who are dying, address the needs and concerns of the patients, and help the patients arrive at an acceptance of death? This work deals with the relationship that the health care team has with the dying and how well that team is prepared to address the fears of the dying. In addition, the health care team must learn to deal with their own emotions and ignorance concerning death. This work should be of interest to those professions that deal closely with dying people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275946838
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/24/1995
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Views of Death: General and Medical Implications

Views of Death

Personal Continuance View: Impact on the Dying Patient, Physician, Nurse, and Chaplain

Investigations and Pre-Death Phenomena

A Century of Investigation

Extrasensory Perception

Out-of-Body Experience

The Near-Death Experience

Deathbed Visions

At Death Phenomena

At Death

Post-Death Phenomena

Mental Mediumship

Reincarnation

Hauntings, Ghosts, and Apparitions

Appraisal and Judgment

Critical Appraisal

Evaluation, Persuasion, and Aid-in-Dying

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