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Caring Relationships
The Dying and the Bereaved





ISBN 9780895030108
Published June 15, 1980 by Routledge
160 Pages

 
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Just as everyone must die, almost everyone will deal with death among close friends or loved ones. This collection explores the often difficult issues of human relationships with the dying, as well as the many stresses and burdens faced by the survivors.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Toward Standards of Care for the Terminally Ill, Robert Kastenbaum

PART ONE Relationships With the Dying
Dying vs. Well-Being, Ronald Koenig
Toward a Social Theory of Dying, Natalie Rosel
Family Communication in the Crisis of a Child's Fatal Illness: A Literature Review and Analysis, Lynda Share
Story of a First-Born, Wende Kernan Bowie
Dignity of Person in the Final Phase of Life: An Exploratory Study, Mary Louise Nash

PART TWO Survivors of Death
Shouldering a Burden, Kathy Calkins
A Psychosocial Aspect of Terminal Care: Anticipatory Grief, Robert Fulton and Julie Fulton
The Reactions of Family Systems to Sudden and Unexpected Death, Rita R. Vollman, Amy Ganzert, Lewis Picher, and W. Vail Williams
SIDS: The Survivor as Victim, Eric Markusen, Greg Owen, Robert Fulton, and Robert Bendiksen
Repressed Affect and Memory Reactive to Grief: A Case Fragment, David K. Switzer

PART THREE The Relationships of Health Professionals
Nursing Care of the Terminal Patient, Sandra Simmons and Barbara Given
The Relationship to Death as a Source of Stress for Nurses on a Coronary Care Unit, Trevor R. Price and Bernard J. Bergen
How the Medical Staff Copes with Dying Patients: A Critical Review, Richard Schulz and David Aderman
Attitudes of Physicians on Disclosing Information to and Maintaining Life for Terminal Patients Raymond G. Carey and Emil J. Posavac

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