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Life and death decisions : psychological and ethical considerations in end-of-life care

Author: Phillip M Kleespies
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2004.
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This book provides an in-depth psychological analysis of consumerism that draws from a wide range of theoretical, clinical, and methodological approaches. The contributors to this edited book demonstrate that consumerism and the culture that surround it exert profound and often undesirable effects both on people's individual lives and on society as a whole. Far from being different influences, advertising,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2003008745
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip M Kleespies
ISBN: 9781591470670 1591470676
OCLC Number: 123568123
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 203 pages)
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Chapter 1. Modern end-of-life issues: an overview --
Chapter 2. Ethical and legal issues in end-of-life decisions --
Chapter 3. The wish to die: decisions that do not prolong and may hasten the dying process --
Chapter 4. The wish to die: assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia --
Chapter 5. The wish to prolong life --
Chapter 6. Alternatives in care at the end of life --
Chapter 7. The psychologist's role in end-of-life care --
Chapter 8. Concluding thoughts on suffering, dying, and choice.
Other Titles: PsycBOOKS
Responsibility: Phillip M. Kleespies.
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This work offers information about the choices that people must make regarding how they will die, or how they will resist dying, and about the ethical issues involved in making those choices. It  Read more...

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