Death & Dying, Life & Living

Cengage Learning, 2012 M01 1 - 816 páginas
Practical and inspiring, this field-leading book helps students learn how to navigate encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four substantial chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, young and middle-aged adults, and older adults. The book discusses a variety of cultural and religious perspectives that affect people's understanding and practices associated with such encounters. Practical guidelines for constructive communication are designed to encourage productive living in the face of death.
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Acerca del autor (2012)

Dr. Charles A. Corr has been teaching and writing in the field of death, dying and bereavement since 1975. He is a long-term member of both ADEC (Board of Directors, 1980-1983) and IWG (Chairperson, 1989-1993). Dr. Corr is a prolific contributor to this field, having been author, co-author or co-editor of 40 books and more than 140 chapters and articles in professional journals. His professional work has been recognized by three awards from ADEC (for Outstanding Personal Contributions to the Advancement of Knowledge in the Field of Death, Dying, & Bereavement, 1988; Death Educator Award, 1996; and Lifetime Achievement Award, 2020); the Herman Feifel Award for Lifetime Achievement from IWG; and awards from Children's Hospice International, the Center for Death Education and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation.

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