Understanding Dying, Death, and Bereavement / Edition 6

Understanding Dying, Death, and Bereavement / Edition 6

by Michael R. Leming
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534627366

ISBN-13: 9780534627362

Pub. Date: 01/13/2006

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

Using a social-psychological approach, this edition remains solidly grounded in theory and research but places greater emphasis on the individual and copying with death and dying. These two well-known authors and researchers integrate stimulating personal accounts throughout the text, and apply concepts to specific examples that deal with cross-cultural perspectives…  See more details below

Overview

Using a social-psychological approach, this edition remains solidly grounded in theory and research but places greater emphasis on the individual and copying with death and dying. These two well-known authors and researchers integrate stimulating personal accounts throughout the text, and apply concepts to specific examples that deal with cross-cultural perspectives and the practical matters of death and dying.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534627362
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/13/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Studying Dying, Death, and Bereavement
2.The American Experience of Death
3.Growing Up with Death
4.Perspectives on Death and Life after Death
5.The Dying Process
6.Living with Dying
7.Dying in the American Health-Care System
8.Biomedical Issues and Euthanasia
9.Suicide
10.Diversity in Death Rituals
11.The Business of Dying
12.The Legal Aspects of Dying
13.Coping with Loss
14.Grieving Throughout the Life Cycle.

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