The Ultimate Challenge: Coping With Death, Dying And Bereavement

Paperback | December 19, 2007

byMarilyn Hadad

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The Ultimate Challenge: Coping with Death, Dying and Bereavement, presents the topic as seen through a Canadian perspective, including Canadian demographics and examples specifically taken from events within Canada. There is a balance of theoretical, empirical and practical material, making The Ultimate Challenge: Coping with Death, Dying and Bereavement appropriate for students who want a basic knowledge of the area and for students who are training in mental health or medical areas in which such knowledge will have immediate applications. The area of death, dying and bereavement is multi-disciplinary, and this book draws on material from the different disciplines: psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics, history, political science, literature and the arts. Issues and concepts are illustrated with newspaper items and case studies, increasing the immediate relevance of the material presented.

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The Ultimate Challenge: Coping with Death, Dying and Bereavement, presents the topic as seen through a Canadian perspective, including Canadian demographics and examples specifically taken from events within Canada. There is a balance of theoretical, empirical and practical material, making The Ultimate Challenge: Coping with Death, Dy...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 10.88 × 8.31 × 0.39 inPublished:December 19, 2007Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:017610433X

ISBN - 13:9780176104337

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Table of Contents

PrefaceAcknowledgementsAbout the AuthorChapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Contemporary Attitudes toward Death Chapter 3: Religious and Cross-Cultural Attitudes toward DeathChapter 4: End-of-Life BereavementChapter 5: Grief and BereavementChapter 6: Death and the ChildChapter 7: Death and the AdultChapter 8: Death and the ElderlyChapter 9: SuicideChapter 10: Death and Trauma: When Mourning is more DifficultChapter 11: End-of-Life CareChapter 12: How to HelpChapter 13: Making MeaningChapter 14: Ethical and Legal Issues at the End-of-LifeChapter 15: The FutureAppendix: To Explore FurtherGlossaryName IndexSubject Index