On Death and Dying

On Death and Dying

by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
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On Death and Dying by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

One of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's famous interdisciplinary seminar on death, life, and transition. In this remarkable book, Dr. Kübler-Ross first explored the now-famous five stages of death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Through sample interviews and conversations, she gives the reader a better understanding of how imminent death affects the patient, the professionals who serve that patient, and the patient's family, bringing hope to all who are involved.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451664447
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 07/26/2011
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 86,999
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, MD, [1926–2004] was a Swiss-born psychiatrist, humanitarian, and co-founder of the hospice movement around the world. She was also the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying, which first discussed The Five Stages of Grief. Elisabeth authored twenty-four books in thirty-six languages and brought comfort to millions of people coping with their own deaths or the death of a loved one. Her greatest professional legacy includes teaching the practice of humane care for the dying and the importance of sharing unconditional love. Her work continues by the efforts of hundreds of organizations around the world, including The Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation: EKRFoundation.org.

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On Death and Dying 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book shares how dying people teach us to care for their soul. It is a book that reminds us to see people as sacred human beings, and not, a disease. As you read this book, I hope you take the time to ponder the teachings of the dying. Dying people have much to teach us about what is important in life. Read, learn, and heal.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book wasen't what I expected it to be. It is written from a different angel than I thought it would be. But it was very helpful.I feel it would help anyone dealing with a loved one that has been diagnosed with an advanced fatal disease. I would definity recommend this to anyone dealing with a situation of this kind.
melinda86 More than 1 year ago
This is a great book for anyone entering the medical field. Ross teaches the readers how to have compassion for dying patients and the importance of recognizing the process of grief. Also, it forces readers to accept the inevitability of caring for a dying patient.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
 Everyone can learn valuable insight from Elisabeth Kubler-Ross.  A book for all to read. 
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