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

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Station Hill Press, 1995 - Psychology - 163 pages
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These five conversational talks, edited from speaking engagements, offer an overview of the life, ideas and work of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. Including case histories and stories, the book recounts such events as her mother's death, and her own near-death experience and epiphany of cosmic consciousness.

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I read this book so long ago, but the wisdoms still resonate clearly. Read full review

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This book really helped me understand death and dying. Death scared me before and as a result I never really gave it much attention. My dad died recently and I felt like I was slapped in the face by ... Read full review


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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:

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