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Handbook of thanatology : the essential body of knowledge for the study of death, dying, and bereavement

Author: David Meagher; David E Balk
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"If ever there was an area requiring that the research-practice gap be bridged, surely it occurs where thanatologists engage with people dealing with human mortality and loss. The field of thanatology - the study of death and dying - is a complex, multidisciplinary area that encompases the range of human experiences, emotions, expectations, and realities. The Handbook of Thanatology is the most authoritative volume
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Handbook of thanatology.
New York : Routledge, 2013
(DLC) 2013002945
(OCoLC)828775817
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Meagher; David E Balk
ISBN: 9781136726507 1136726500 9780203767306 0203767306
OCLC Number: 853454293
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 529 pages)
Contents: Pt. 1. Dying : introduction to part 1 --
pt. 2. End-of-life decision making : introduction to part 2 --
pt. 3. Loss, grief, and mourning : introduction to part 3 --
pt. 4. Assessment and intervention : introduction to part 4 --
pt. 5. Traumatic death : introduction to part 5 --
pt. 6. Death education : introduction to part 6 --
pt. 7. Three overarching indicators within fundamental knowledge of thanatology : introduction to part 7.
Responsibility: David K. Meagher and David E. Balk, editors.

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"If ever there was an area requiring that the research-practice gap be bridged, surely it occurs where thanatologists engage with people dealing with human mortality and loss. The field of thanatology - the study of death and dying - is a complex, multidisciplinary area that encompases the range of human experiences, emotions, expectations, and realities. The Handbook of Thanatology is the most authoritative volume in the field, providing a single source of up-to-date scholarship, research, and practice implications. The handbook is the recommended resource for preparation for the prestigious certificate in thanatology (CT) and fellow in thanatology (FT) credentials, which are administered and granted by ADEC"--

"The Handbook of Thanatology is the most authoritative volume in the field, providing a single source of up-to-date scholarship, research, and practice implications. The handbook is the recommended resource for preparation for the prestigious certificate in thanatology (CT) and fellow in thanatology (FT) credentials, which are administered and granted by ADEC"--

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