Death, Dying, and Bereavement: Contemporary Perspectives, by Judith Stillion PhD CT,Judith M., PhD, CT Stillion,Thomas, PDF

By Judith Stillion PhD CT,Judith M., PhD, CT Stillion,Thomas, PhD Attig

ISBN-10: 0826171419

ISBN-13: 9780826171412

Delivers the collective knowledge of top-rated students and practitioners within the loss of life and loss of life circulate from its inception to the present.

Written by way of luminaries who've formed the sphere, this capstone ebook distills the collective knowledge of most desirable students and practitioners who jointly have approximately a millennium of expertise within the dying and demise move. The publication bears witness to the evolution of the circulation and provides the insights of its pioneers, eyewitnesses, and significant participants previous and current. Its chapters handle modern highbrow, institutional, and perform advancements in thanatology: hospice and palliative care; funeral perform; demise schooling; and being concerned of the death, suicidal, bereaved, and traumatized.

With a breadth and intensity present in no different textual content on dying, demise, and bereavement, the e-book disseminates the taking into account fashionable authors William Worden, David Clark, Tony Walter, Robert Neimeyer, Charles Corr, Phyllis Silverman, Betty Davies, Therese A. Rando, Colin Murray Parkes, Kenneth Doka, Allan Kellehear, Sandra Bertman, Stephen Connor, Linda Goldman, Mary Vachon, and others. Their chapters talk about the main major aspects of early improvement, evaluation vital present paintings, and check significant demanding situations and hopes for the long run within the components in their services. a considerable chronology of vital milestones within the modern flow introduces the e-book, frames the chapters to persist with, and offers counsel for additional, in-depth interpreting. The e-book first makes a speciality of the interdisciplinary highbrow achievements that experience shaped the basis of the sector of thanatology. The part on institutional options encompasses contributions in hospice and palliative care of the demise and their households; funeral carrier; and demise schooling. The part on practices addresses ways to counseling and delivering help for people, households, and groups on concerns on the topic of demise, bereavement, suicide, trauma, catastrophe, and caregiving. An Afterword identifies demanding situations and appears towards destiny advancements that promise to maintain, additional enhance, and develop the movement.


  • Distills the knowledge of pioneers in and significant members to the modern demise, loss of life, and bereavement movement
  • Includes dwelling witness money owed of the movement's evolution and critical milestones
  • Presents the easiest modern considering in thanatology
  • Describes modern institutional advancements in hospice and palliative care, funeral perform, and loss of life education
  • Illuminates most sensible practices in care of the demise, suicidal, bereaved, and traumatized

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