AIDS: The Ultimate Challenge

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Macmillan, Jan 1, 1987 - Psychology - 329 pages
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The author offers first hand accounts of her work with AIDS patients and counsels the friends and family of people with AIDS on how they can become more compassionate and giving to their dying loved ones.

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Kbler-Ross, the celebrated thanatologist, now joins the chorus of voices waging war with the AIDS epidemic. While her tone is shrill and full of indignation toward those who respond to AIDS with fear ... Read full review

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Working with AIDS Patients
14
Parents of Children with aids
28
Children and AIDS
40
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About the author (1987)

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, MD, [1926-2004] 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", which first discussed The Five Stages of Grief. Elisabeth authored twenty-four books in thirty-six languages and brought comfort to millions of people coping with their own deaths or the death of a loved one. Her greatest professional legacy includes teaching the practice of humane care for the dying and the importance of sharing unconditional love. Her work continues by the efforts of hundreds of organizations around the world, including The Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation: EKRFoundation.org.

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