Death Is of Vital Importance: On Life, Death, and Life After Death

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Barrytown/Station Hill Press, 1995 - Psychology - 163 pages
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This book contains Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's thoughts on life, death, and life after death assembled from taped lectures given over the years to a wide variety of audiences.

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Contents

The Symbolic Language
6
Interpretation of Childrens Drawings
20
The Cocoon and the Butterply
41
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About the author (1995)

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D. (July 8, 1926 - August 24, 2004) was a Swiss-born psychiatrist, humanitarian and co-founder of the hospice movement around the world. She was also the author of the groundbreaking book "On Death and Dying" (1969), which first discussed The Five Stages of Grief. Elisabeth authored 24 books in 36 languages and brought comfort to millions of people coping with their own deaths or the death of a loved one. Elisabeth's passions included working with terminally ill children, AIDS patients, and the elderly, amongst others. Her greatest professional legacy includes teaching the practice of humane care for the dying and the importance of sharing unconditional love.

Elisabeth is a 2007 inductee into the National Women's Hall of Fame and "Time" Magazine named her one of the 100 greatest thinkers of the 20th century. Her work continues by the efforts of hundreds of organizations around the world including, The Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation: www.EKRFoundation.org

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