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Death, dying, and bereavement.

Author: Donna Dickenson; Malcolm L Johnson; Jeanne Katz
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications in association with the Open University, 2000.
Series: Open University set book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
This volume combines academic research with professional and personal reflections. It includes coverage of death in the news, palliative care and the ethics of resource allocation, dying in residential and nursing homes, euthanasia and other topics.

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Genre/Form: Collected Work
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Death, dying, and bereavement.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications in association with the Open University, 2000
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Dickenson; Malcolm L Johnson; Jeanne Katz
ISBN: 0761968563 9780761968566 0761968571 9780761968573
OCLC Number: 45610567
Notes: Revised edition of: Death, dying & bereavement. 1993.
Description: xii, 388 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Life and death --
Death in Staithes / David Clark --
Death denied / Philippe Ariès --
death in the news: the public invigilation of private emotion / Tony Walter, Jane Littlewood and Michael Pickering --
Approaches to death in Hindu and Sikh communities in Britain / Shirley Firth --
Demographic change and the experience of dying / Clive Seale --
Health policy and services for dying people and their carers / Christina R. Victor --
Sudden death from suicide / Stella Ridley --
The dream / T.R.S. --
the good death? / Mary Bradbury --
Little Henry: or, God will take care of me / H.M. Benson --
Death be not proud / John Donne --
Aubade / Philip Larkin --
Do not go gentle into that good night / Dylan Thomas --
The Prophet / Kahlil Gibran --
Doctor's mask on pain / Jane Martin --
Spiritual care of dying people / Alyson Peberdy --
Death and the meaning of life / Leo Tolstoy. Part 2 Caring for dying people --
Extending specialist palliative care to all? / David Field and Julia Addington-Hall --
The case for palliative care in residential and nursing homes / Moyra Sidell, Jeanne Samson Katz and Carol Komaromy --
Complementary medicine --
its place in the care of dying people / Patrick C. Pietroni --
speaking out / Sarah Palmer --
Caring for mother --
plus postscript / Susan Leifer --
Living with MS / Richard Were --
Saturday Times column 3.10.98 / John Diamond --
The alphabet / Jean-Dominique Bauby --
Communication in palliative care; a practical guide / Robert Buckman --
Saturday Times column 23.1.99 / John Diamond --
Communicating with dying children / Dorothy Judd --
Jewish perspectives on death, dying and bereavement / Jeanne Samson Katz --
The Syllabus / Mitch Albom --
Dying trajectories, the organization of work and expectations of dying / Anselm Strauss --
Sitting it out / Elizabeth Dean. A very easy death / simone de Beauvoit --
Teach me to hear mermaids singing / Clare Vaughan --
Part 3 dilemmas and decisions at the end of life --
Learning the hard way / Clare Williams --
Somebody loves me / Anthony Masters --
The death of Ivan Ilyich / Leo Tolstoy --
Intimacy and terminal care / Judy Gilley --
The use of deception in nursing / Kevin Teasdale and Gerry Kent --
Do-not-resuscitate decisions / Johannes J.M. van Delden --
The 'blue-spotted' patient: do-not-resuscitate decisions in the acute surgical wards of an English district general hospital / Basiro Davey --
The main tradition / Fiona Randall and R.S. Downie --
Right to die or duty to live? The problem of euthanasia / William Grey --
Euthanasia and assisted suicide: seven reasons why they should not be legalized / Luke Gormally --
A student's story / Anonymous. Betting your life: an argument against certain advance directives / Christopher James Ryan --
Palliative care and the doctrine of double effect / Stephen wilkinson --
Palliative care and the ethics of resource allocation / Eve Garrard --
On withholding nutrition and hydration in the terminally ill: has palliative medicine gone to far? / Gillian M. Craig --
On withholding nutrition and hydration in the terminally ill: has palliative medicine gone too far? a reply / R.J. Dunlop, J.E. Ellershaw, M.J. Baines, N. Sykes and C.M. Saunders --
Part 4 bereavement: private grief, collective responsibility --
Bereavement as a psychosocial transitioin: processes of adaptation to change / Colin Murray Parkes --
The social distribution of sentiments / Lindsay Prior --
Cross-cultural perspectives on bereavement / Shirley Firth --
I desperately needed to see my son / Sheila Awoonor-Renner. A single parent confronting the loss of an only child / Evelyn Gillis --
Epitaph of Libby Dickinson, 1798-1818 / Anonymous --
Pregnancy loss and the death of a baby: parents' choices / Nancy Kohner --
When a baby dies --
a father's view / Gavin Fairbairn --
Gay and lesbian bereavement / Dudley Cave --
The grief that does not speak / Maureen Oswin --
Personal and medical memories from Hillsborough / Tom Heller --
Ruth: death by murder / Lesley Moreland --
Essays upon epitaphs / William Wordsworth --
December / Douglas dunn.
Series Title: Open University set book.
Other Titles: Death, dying & bereavement.
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`[P]rovides a good introduction to the study of death, dying and bereavment' - Martality`This second edition, which has also been edited by Samson Katz, utilizes around half of the original text, of Read more...

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