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On death without dignity : the human impact of technological dying

Author: David Wendell Moller
Publisher: Amityville, N.Y. : Baywood Pub. Co., ©1990.
Series: Perspectives on death and dying series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Attempts to re-humanize the inevitable biological occurrence called dying. This book says that through the advancement of medicalized technology, has come the demise of the contemporary dying  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moller, David Wendell.
On death without dignity.
Amityville, N.Y. : Baywood Pub. Co., ©1990
(OCoLC)604974933
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Wendell Moller
ISBN: 0895030667 9780895030665 0895030675 9780895030672
OCLC Number: 22242570
Notes: APPE gift.
Description: xviii, 116 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments Introductory Precis: Jack Elinson, Ph.D. Introduction Technology, Meaning, and DeathMeaning of death or death of meaning Death and Denial in Modern America Technological Medicine, The Technocratic Physician and Human Dying Individualism, Fellowship, and DyingThe non-communal environment Dying and loss of fellowship Modern Dying and Social Organization of the HospitalThe hospital as total institution Patient alienation within the hospital The Stigma of DyingIdentity problems: Beyond the looking-glass The stigma of dying: Scenarios of personal terror Sexuality and dying: Fertile ground for stigma As the new self emerges Approaching Omega: The Roller Coaster of DyingThe course of dying and societal forces A Concluding Statement on Technology and the Social Isolation of Dying A Methodological Note Index
Series Title: Perspectives on death and dying series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: David Wendell Moller.

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