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Death attitudes and the older adult : theories, concepts, and applications

Author: Adrian Tomer
Publisher: Philadelphia : Brunner-Routledge, ©2000.
Series: Series in death, dying, and bereavement.
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This innovative and informative new text bridges the fields of gerontology and thanatology.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Tomer
ISBN: 0876309880 9780876309889 0876309899 9780876309896
OCLC Number: 43903662
Description: xxii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Attitudes about life and death: toward a comprehensive model of death anxiety / Adrian Tomer and Grafton Eliason --
Meaning of life and meaning of death in successful aging / Paul T.P. Wong --
Transcend the self: a terror management perspective on successful aging / Shannon K. McCoy, Tom Pyszczynski, Sheldon Solomon, and Jeff Greenberg --
Microsuicide and the elderly: a basic defense against death anxiety / Robert W. Firestone --
Death-related attitudes: conceptual distinctions / Adrian Tomer --
Correlates of death anxiety in older adults: a comprehensive review / Barry V. Fortner, Robert A. Neimeyer, and Bruce Rybarczyk --
The structure of the revised death anxiety scale in young and old adults / Adrian Tomer, Grafton Eliason, and Jason Smith --
Death anxiety in younger and older adults / James A. Thorson and F.C. Powell --
Beliefs about self, life, and death: testing aspects of a comprehensive model of death anxiety and death attitudes / Adrian Tomer and Grafton Eliason --
Ageism and elderly suicide: the intimate connection / Nancy J. Osgood --
Older adults' ethnicity, fear of death, and end-of-life decisions / Victor G. Cicirelli --
Israeli nurses' attitudes toward end of life of middle-aged and old terminally ill patients / Sara Carmel and Hanna Ziedenberg --
Death anxiety in nursing home personnel as a function of race / Steven J. DePaola, Mike Prewett, and Rachel L. Hawkins --
Hospice care and the older person / Stephen R. Connor --
Spirituality and counseling of the older adult / Grafton Eliason --
Death attitudes and aging in the 21st century / Robert Kastenbaum --
Death attitudes and the older adult: closing thoughts and open questions / Adrian Tomer.
Series Title: Series in death, dying, and bereavement.
Responsibility: edited by Adrian Tomer.
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