Death, Dying and Bereavement

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Donna Dickenson, Malcolm Johnson, Jeanne Katz
SAGE, Sep 28, 2000 - Social Science - 388 pages
The fully revised and updated edition of this bestselling collection combines academic research with professional and personal reflections. Death, Dying and Bereavement addresses both the practical and the more metaphysical aspects of death. Topics such as new methods of pain relief, guidelines for breaking bad news, and current attitudes to euthanasia are considered, while the mystery of death

and its wider implications are also explored.

A highly distinctive interdisciplinary approach is adopted, including perspectives from literature, theology, sociology and psychology. There are wide-ranging contributions from those who come into professional contact with death and bereavement - doctors, nurses, social wo

 

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Contents

Life and Death Introduction
1
Death in Staithes David Clark
4
Death denied Philippe Ariès
10
the public invigilation of private emotion Tony Walter Jane Littlewood and Michael Pickering
14
Approaches to death in Hindu and Sikh communities in Britain Shirley Firth
28
Demographic change and the experience of dying Clive Seale
35
Health policy and services for dying people and their carers Christina R Victor
44
Sudden death from suicide Stella Ridley
54
Jewish perspectives on death dying and bereavement Jeanne Samson Katz
183
The syllabus Mitch Albom
192
Dying trajectories the organization of work and expectations of dying Anselm Strauss
196
Sitting it out Elizabeth Dean
200
A very easy death Simone de Beauvoir
203
Teach me to hear mermaids singing Clare Vaughan
206
Dilemmas and Decisions at the End of Life Introduction
209
Learning the hard way Clare Williams
212

The dream T R S
58
The good death? Mary Bradbury
59
Little Henry or God will take care of me H M Benson
64
Death be not proud John Donne
66
Aubade Philip Larkin
67
Do not go gentle into that good night Dylan Thomas
69
The Prophet Kahlil Gibran
70
Doctors mask on pain Jane Martin
71
Spiritual care of dying people Alyson Peberdy
73
Death and the meaning of life Leo Tolstoy
82
Caring for Dying People Introduction
87
Extending specialist palliative care to all? David Field and Julia AddingtonHall
91
The case for palliative care in residential and nursing homes Moyra Sidell Jeanne Samson Katz and Carol Komaromy
107
Complementary medicine its place in the care of dying people Patrick C Pietroni
122
Speaking out Sarah Palmer
129
Caring for mother plus portscript Susan Leifer
131
Living with MS Richard Were
136
Saturday Times column 3 10 98 John Diamond
142
The alphabet JeanDominique Bauby
144
a practical guide Robert Buckman
146
Saturday Times column 23 1 99 John Diamond
174
Communicating with dying children Dorothy Judd
176
Somebody loves me Anthony Masters
214
The death of Ivan Ilyich Leo Tolstoy
220
Intimacy and terminal care Judy Gilley
227
The use of deception in nursing Kevin Teasdale and Gerry Kent
232
Donotresuscitate decisions Johannes J M van Delden
240
donotresuscitate decisions in the acute surgical wards of an English district general hospital Basiro Davey
250
The main tradition Fiona Randall and R S Downie
263
Right to die or duty to live? The problem of euthanasia William Grey
270
should not be legalized Luke Gormally
284
an argument against certain advance
291
Palliative care and the doctrine of double effect
299
J E Ellershaw M J Baines N Sykes and C M Saunders
319
processes
325
The social distribution of sentiments Lindsay Prior
332
Crosscultural perspectives on bereavement Shirley Firth
338
Evelyn Gillis
350
When a baby dies a fathers view Gavin Fairbairn
360
The grief that does not speak Maureen Oswin
367
death by murder Lesley Moreland
376
December Douglas Dunn
383
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