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Caring Relationships

The Dying and the Bereaved, 1st Edition

Edited by Richard A Kalish


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


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

About the Series

Perspectives on Death and Dying

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health