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The last dance : encountering death and dying

Author: Lynne Ann DeSpelder; Albert Lee Strickland
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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Offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of death and dying. Integrating the experiential, scholarly, social, individual, emotional, and intellectual dimensions of death and dying, this text  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Ann DeSpelder; Albert Lee Strickland
ISBN: 9780073532011 0073532010
OCLC Number: 693790701
Description: xxvi, 677 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 - Attitudes Toward Death: A Climate of Change Chapter 2 - Learning About Death: The Influence of Sociocultural Forces Chapter 3 - Perspectives on Death: Cultural and Historical Chapter 4 - Death Systems: Mortality and Society Chapter 5 - Health Care: Patients, Staff, and Institutions Chapter 6 - End-of-Life Issues and Decisions Chapter 7 - Facing Death: Living with Life-Threatening Illness Chapter 8 - Last Rites: Funerals and Body Disposition Chapter 9 - Survivors: Understanding the Experience of Loss Chapter 10 - Death in the Lives of Children and Adolescents Chapter 11 - Death in the Lives of Adults Chapter 12 - Suicide Chapter 13 - Risks, Perils,and TraumaticDeath Chapter 14 - Beyond Death / After Life Chapter 15 - The Path Ahead: Personal and Social Choices
Responsibility: Lynne Ann DeSpelder, Albert Lee Strickland.

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