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Death, Dying, Transcending

Views from Many Cultures, 1st Edition

By Richard A Kalish


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Every living thing must die, but only human beings know it. This knowledge can bring to the living, anxiety and despair or new richness and meaning. This volume explores the problems and possibilities of coping with this universal experience.

Table of Contents


PART ONE The Dying Process

So? Ronald Koenig

The Onset of the Dying Process Richard A. Kalish

The Dying Patient and the Double-Bind Hypothesis Richard C. Erickson and Bobbie J. Hyerstay

Clinical Research and the Stages of Dying Richard Schulz and David Aderman

Slow Death: One Survivor's Experience Dorothy Paulay

Psychosocial Analysis of Cancer Deaths Avery D. Weisman and J. William Worden

PART TWO Meanings of Death

What Is the Meaning of Death to the Dying Person and His Survivors? Eli Marcovitz

Differing Bereavements: Suicide, Natural, and Accidental Death Arlene Sheskin and Samuel E. Wallace

Social Organization and Death Vanderlyn R. Pine

The Street Corner: A Laboratory for the Study of Life-Threatening Behavior Robert Kastenbaum and Laura Briscoe

The Last Strand: Remnants of Engagement in the Later Years Victor W. Marshall

Old People Talk About: The Right to DieShura Saul and Sidney R. Saul

PART THREE Transcending Death

The Experience of Dying from Falls Russell Noyes, Jr. and Roy Kletti

On Death and the Continuity of Life: A Psychohistorical Perspective Robert Jay Lifton

The Coffin J.H.

About the Series

Perspectives on Death and Dying

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health