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Staring at the sun : overcoming the terror of death

Author: Irvin D Yalom
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The father of "existential psychotherapy" demonstrates that the fear of death can prompt an awakening to life and a realization that our connections to others and our influence on those around us are vital to our growth. Yalom also offers instructions for therapists seeking to help their patients overcome death anxiety.

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Irvin D Yalom
ISBN: 9780787996680 0787996688 9780470401811 0470401818
OCLC Number: 155715164
Description: viii, 306 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The mortal wound --
Recognizing death anxiety --
The awakening experience --
The power of ideas --
Overcoming death terror through connection --
Death awareness : a memoir --
Addressing death anxiety : advice for therapists.
Responsibility: Irvin D. Yalom.
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Written in Irv Yalom's inimitable story-telling style, Staring at the Sun is a profoundly encouraging approach to the universal issue of mortality. In this magisterial opus, capping a lifetime of  Read more...


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