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On death & dying : what the dying have to teach doctors, nurses, clergy & their own families / Elisabeth Kübler-Ross ; foreword by Ira Byock.

Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth, (author.). Byock, Ira, (author of foreword.).
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Location: Fennell STACKS BF789.D4 .K8 2009
Barcode: 30731101225039
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781476775548
  • ISBN: 1476775540
  • Physical Description: xviii, 273 pages, 8 unnumbered pages : illustration ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Scribner trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Reading group guide"--Cover.
Previous edition: New York: Macmillan, 1969; London: Tavistock, 1970.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-272).
Formatted Contents Note:
On the fear of death -- Attitudes toward death and dying -- First stage: denial and isolation -- Second stage: anger -- Third stage: bargaining -- Fourth stage: depression -- Fifth stage: acceptance -- Hope -- The patient's family -- Some interviews with terminally ill patients -- Reactions to the seminar on death and dying -- Therapy with the terminally ill -- Bibliography -- Reading Group guide -- Guide for further discussion -- Resources.
Summary, etc.:
The five stages of grief, first formulated in this hugely influential work, are now part of our common understanding of loss. Ideal for all those with an interest in bereavement, this classic text is reissued with a new introduction looking at its influence on contemporary thought and practice.
Subject: Death > Psychological aspects.
Terminally ill > Psychology.
Death > Psychological aspects.
Loss (Psychology)
Terminally ill > Psychology.
Attitude to Death.
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