Mental Health: Death Studies

  • Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations

    Understanding Networks of Care

    Edited by Janet M. Wilmoth, Merril D. Silverstein

    Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations offers current, multi-disciplinary perspectives on social support and service provision to older Americans. The chapters trace how our understanding of social support among older adults has developed over the past…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Psychosocial Interventions in End-of-Life Care: The Hope for a “Good Death” book cover

    Psychosocial Interventions in End-of-Life Care

    The Hope for a “Good Death”

    By Peggy Sturman Gordon

    The concept of a "good death" has been hotly debated in medical circles for decades. This volume delves into the possibility and desirability of a "good death" by presenting the psychosocial measures of care as a crucial component, such as religion, existentialism, hope and meaning-making. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Research in Death Studies

  • Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement: A Guide to Theory and Practice book cover

    Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement

    A Guide to Theory and Practice

    Edited by Neil Thompson, Gerry R. Cox

    The Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement sets issues of death and dying in a broad and holistic social context. Its three parts explore classical sociology, developments in sociological thought, and the ways that sociological insights can be useful across a broad spectrum of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Palliative Care

    Psychosocial perspectives

    By Alison Rodriguez

    Death is inevitable, and yet for most of us it is also unimaginable. This enlightening book is not about death and dying, but about how life-limiting illnesses influence culture, society and how we understand ourselves. It provides a critical, existential perspective on palliative care, examining…

    Paperback – 2017-04-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Awareness of Mortality

    Edited by Jeffrey Kauffman

    All of us who work in the field of death and dying are, beyond our projects and our practices, working on our awareness of our own mortality. This richly stimulating collection of original articles challenges the reader to develop a disciplined and focused awareness of his/her own mortality, and to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Healing with Death Imagery

    By Anees Ahmad Sheikh, Katharina S. Sheikh

    Sages of various traditions and ages have reiterated that we must incorporate the inevitability of death into the fabric of life to experience life's breadth and beauty. Imagery is an important tool in dealing with death, and this book is devoted to exploring many facets of this fascinating issue.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Imagery and Human Development Series

  • On Death without Dignity

    The Human Impact of Technological Dying

    By David Wendell Moller

    Candidly written, ""On Death Without Dignity: The Human Impact of Technological Dying"", attempts to re-humanize the inevitable biological occurrence called dying. It is Moller's view that through the advancement of medicalized technology, has come the demise of the contemporary dying process. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Death and Dying

  • Freedom to Choose

    How to Make End-of-life Decisions on Your Own Terms

    By Burnell M. Burnell, Dale A. Lund

    "Freedom of Information in a Post 9-11 World" is, to date, the first international scholarly examination of the impact of the terrorist attack on the United States in terms of how it may alter academic and corporate research, as well as the sharing of information generated by that research, by…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Eternity and Me

    The Everlasting Things in Life and Death

    By Allan Kellehear

    The 40 short reflections in this book address the ways in which we face the prospect of death and loss. The first 20 reflections are designed to be read by (or to) anyone living with a life-threatening illness; the other 20 are reflections on living with grief, especially bereavement. Each…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Fading away: The Experience of Transition in Families with Terminal Illness book cover

    Fading away

    The Experience of Transition in Families with Terminal Illness

    By Betty Davies PhD.

    This book comes out of an in-depth, qualitative study of the experiences of twenty-three families in which one parent was dying of cancer. The study attempted to better understand the impact of terminal illness on the entire family system and sought to develop a theoretical framework that would…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Letters from a Friend

    A Sibling's Guide to Coping and Grief

    By Erika R. Barber

    This unique workbook is a comprehensive compilation of therapeutic activities developed to address the needs and issues of children and adolescents following the death of a brother or sister. The workbook is organized into distinct topic-specific sections relating to sibling hospitalisation,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Perspectives on Violence and Violent Death book cover

    Perspectives on Violence and Violent Death

    By Robert G Stevenson, Gerry R Cox

    This book examines violence. It looks at the nature and types of violence, the causes of violence, and the emotional wake left by violent episodes. In the twentieth century, the world experienced two world wars and countless other wars. Many millions died violent deaths from murder, death squads,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

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