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Death without denial, grief without apology : a guide for facing death and loss

Author: Barbara Roberts
Publisher: Troutdale, Or. : NewSage Press : Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group West, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When her husband was dying from prostate cancer, Governor Barbara Roberts had to look inside herself to survive. What she found in that journey fills the pages of this frank but inspiring book. Written for both the patient facing death and those he or she leaves behind, Death Without Denial, Grief Without Apology shows readers how to abandon the silence that too often accompanies these natural processes and find  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Roberts
ISBN: 0939165430 9780939165438
OCLC Number: 48515581
Description: xx, 119 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A culture in denial --
The many faces of death --
The diagnosis and the choices --
Planning ahead for death --
Hospice --
Caring and caregiving --
Facing death : the misery and the moment --
Saying goodbye --
Permission to be weird --
Grieving into healing --
The long, slow climb back --
Death takes center stage.
Responsibility: Barbara K. Roberts ; foreword by Ann Jackson.
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When her husband was dying from prostate cancer, Governor Barbara Roberts had to look inside herself to survive. What she found in that journey fills the pages of this frank but inspiring book. Written for both the patient facing death and those he or she leaves behind, Death Without Denial, Grief Without Apology shows readers how to abandon the silence that too often accompanies these natural processes and find peace within them. Chapter titles include "A Culture in Denial," "Hospice, " "Permission to Be Weird, " "The Long Slow Climb Back, " and "Reaching Out to Others."

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