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Perspectives on Death and Dying

Arthur Berger

Perspectives on Death and Dying

Cross-Cultural and Multi-Disciplinary Views

by Arthur Berger

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Charles Pr Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Death & dying,
  • Death,
  • Psychology,
  • Thanatology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8325321M
    ISBN 100914783270
    ISBN 109780914783275

    While brief descriptions of the nine strategies can be found online at the website of the Karla Smith Foundation www. KEY FEATURES: Distills the wisdom of pioneers in and major contributors to the contemporary death, dying, and bereavement movement Includes living witness accounts of the movement's evolution and important milestones Presents the best contemporary thinking in thanatology Describes contemporary institutional developments in hospice and palliative care, funeral practice, and death education Illuminates best practices in care of the dying, suicidal, bereaved, and traumatized Specifications. For centuries we have prodded them, poked, injected, preserved and covered them. Healing Modalities within Death and Dying Hospice.

    He will know that he is a valuable human being, cared for, allowed to function at the highest possible level as long as he can. Regardless of your view about death and the dying process, dealing with our own death or the death of friends, loved ones and members of our communities brings thoughts, feelings and spiritual inquiry to a different level. At the same time, each author offers painstaking and in-depth research to substantiate the views presented, fostering an invitation to the reader to engage in further scholarly dialogue. The presence of Death or the dying process can often be a trigger for heightened emotional and spiritual states.

    A substantial chronology of important milestones in the contemporary movement introduces the book, frames the chapters to follow, and provides guidance for further, in-depth reading. Chapters focus initially upon many of the key philosophical underpinnings of Schweitzer's work, particularly the influence of Schopenhauser in the development of his metaphysic of the will. A substantial chronology of important milestones in the contemporary movement introduces the book, frames the chapters to follow, and provides guidance for further, in-depth reading. This eBook is no longer available for sale.


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Perspectives on Death and Dying book

Hospice care is available to persons of any age, religion or race and depends on the needs and wishes of patients and family members, financial considerations and local availability The philosophies of hospice and palliative care are identical having been born from the same compassionate focus on quality of life, symptom control, patient and family as the unit of care and interdisciplinary treatment.

Hospice can be provided in freestanding hospice facilities, hospitals, and nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Some parishes are conservative, some liberal. For the theological community, though, the work is relevant to the task of engaging the secular community in a constructive dialogue.

At the same time, each author offers painstaking and in-depth research to substantiate the views presented, fostering an invitation to the reader to engage in further scholarly dialogue. Its chapters address contemporary intellectual, institutional, and practice developments in thanatology: hospice and palliative care; funeral practice; death education; and caring of the dying, suicidal, bereaved, and traumatized.

Shelves: nonfictionpsychology To begin this review, an important quote about the way we train doctors to interact with patients: "What happens in a society that puts more emphasis on IQ and class-standing than on simple matters of tact, sensitivity, perceptiveness, and good taste in the management of the suffering?

He will be listened to without the need for a temper tantrum, he will be visited without ringing the bell every so often because dropping in on him is not a necessary duty but a pleasure.

Who should read this substantial book? Christopher's Hospice in London in as a teaching and research facility dedicated to the physical, emotional and spiritual care of the dying. The book concludes with examples of Schweitzer's influence on current scholarship and how key concepts of his ethic might be reclaimed and applied to contemporary ethical discussion.

Its chapters address contemporary intellectual, institutional, and practice developments in thanatology: hospice and palliative care; funeral practice; death education; and caring of the dying, suicidal, bereaved, and traumatized. As a neuroscientist, Eagleman is not only interested in what happens to brain when the body dies, but what happens to the mind.

Obvious throughout each essay is not only the author's deep subject knowledge, but also a love of teaching itself. In addition, each chapter ends with some reflective questions that allow the reader to consider certain issues at a more personal level.

Saunders opened St. This book, subtitled "A conversation on the language of Jesus in his stories and prayers," is one in a series of "conversation" books by Peterson on the broad theme of spiritual theology. Writing primarily for other teachers, the contributors execute their task with expertise and professional enthusiasm and the result is a work that will resonate beyond the intended audience.

Perspectives on Death and Dying

The section on practices addresses approaches to counseling and providing support for individuals, families, and communities on issues related to dying, bereavement, suicide, trauma, disaster, and caregiving. How can teachers assist in the translation of teaching into learning? Written by two brothers who have taught philosophy, ethics, psychology, and religion at community colleges and four-year private colleges, this book can be used in many learning situations, whether part of courses in philosophy, ethics, psychology, or counseling; or for short-term workshops or continuing education courses for students in human services, health care, social work, or any of the helping professions.

It makes us aware of our finiteness, our limited lifespan. In any case, he explains, his goal is not to present a representative picture, but "to better understand the complex and innumerable ways in which contemporary Catholics make sense of their faith. Adams-Volpe University at Buffalo, SUNY Key features Multidisciplinary, cross-cultural, and curricular-driven, the encyclopedia encompasses perspectives from psychologists, anthropologists, sociologists, philosophers, social workers, gerontologists, psychiatrists, attorneys, theologians, historians, individuals from the funeral, cemetery and life insurance fields, physicians, and ministers, priests and rabbis.

A substantial chronology of important milestones in the contemporary movement introduces the book, frames the chapters to follow, and provides guidance for further, in-depth reading.

Along with interpretation of Jesus' stories, Peterson offers a few stories of his own, entertaining as he instructs: another similarity to Jesus' style. As noted earlier, the audience is not limited to those who teach courses on death and dying.

Healing can simply mean that we find acceptance of a situation or that we find peace in our hearts while embracing our own mortality or the dying process of a loved one. Here, faith leads to acceptance and peace. Dying relatives were cared for at home, and mortality rates were higher.

An Afterword identifies challenges and looks toward future developments that promise to sustain, further enrich, and strengthen the movement. This eBook is no longer available for sale.

Peterson makes the journey too, as something of a tour guide, leading his readers to a more careful listening to 10 parables Jesus tells along the way. Ultimately, he is out to recover for religion the common speech of the Bible, to "break down the walls of partition that separate matters of God and prayer from matters of getting food on the table and making a living"; to banish pious, depersonalizing and self-righteous God-talk.Mar 30,  · In this address to the Bassett Hospital staff in Cooperstown, NY, Ram Dass points to the mystical perspective of life being viewed as a preparation for death.

He discusses different ways we can approach death to reduce the anxiety surrounding it, and explains the rationale behind setting up the Living/Dying Center. Feb 25,  · * Silver IPPY Award Winner for Aging/Death & Dying Insights on death and dying from C. G. Jung, the LSD research of Stanislav Grof, the Hindu and Tibetan Buddhist traditions and the writings of Alice Bailey.

The sequence of events of the dying process, the fundamental journey of the soul and advice from these sources are reviewed. What unfolds is a vista of challenge and hope. Feb 25,  · * Silver IPPY Award Winner for Aging/Death & DyingIn Spiritual Perspectives on Death and Dying, the author gathers basic insights from five major sources: C.

G. Jung, the LSD research of Stanislav Grof, the Hindu and Tibetan Buddhist traditions and the writings of Alice Bailey. The Brand: Bernice H. Hill. On Death and Dying: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross,Stanford Wessler and Louis Avioli pdf version Care of the Dying Patient -- Merck Manual of Geriatrics Personality, Lifestyle, and Death --.

Death, Dying, and Bereavement: Contemporary Perspectives, Institutions, and Practices - Ebook written by Judith M. Stillion, PhD, CT, Thomas Attig, PhD.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Death, Dying, and Bereavement: Contemporary Perspectives, Institutions, and Practices. death and dying, poems, stories, plays and works of art and music which express your feelings and ideas about death, special readings of books on the subject which you may find, dramas you attend or on television or in movies that include scenes or thoughts about death or dying, and any.