The Psychosocial Aspects of Death and Dying

The Psychosocial Aspects of Death and Dying


By (author) John Canine

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  • Publisher: APPLETON & LANGE
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 175mm x 231mm x 18mm | 544g
  • Publication date: 1 October 1996
  • Publication City/Country: Maidenhead
  • ISBN 10: 083858098X
  • ISBN 13: 9780838580981
  • Edition: 4
  • Illustrations note: Ill.

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This book provides an insightful and concise approach to the psychosocial process of death and bereavement.

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Table of contents

The Psychology of Death and Dying. Personal Assessment and Awareness of Attitudes Towards Death and Dying. Cultural Attitudes Towards Death. Reintegrating the Death of a Loved One Throughout Lifes Transitions. Psychology of Dying. Social Responses to Various Types of Death. Systems Coordination Approach for the Dying Patient. Legal Implications for the Dying Patient and Their Families. The Psychosocial Aspects of Grief. Understanding the Basic Tasks of Grief. Circumstantial Factors Influencing Grief. Comparing and Contrasting Reactions to Loss. Personal Manifestations of Grief. Why Some People Do Not Grieve. Therapeutic Strategies for the Bereaved. Psychosocial Functions of Funeral Rituals. The Family: Grief Characteristics and Conflicts Within the Family System. Children: Making Sense of Separation and Loss. A Response to Contemporary Funeral Practices. Bereavement Aftercare: Issues for the Client and Death Care Professionals. A Rationale for a Multidisciplinary Support System. Counseling Techniques for Helping the Bereaved. Models of Bereavement Aftercare. Contemporary Issues Impacting Bereavement Aftercare. Issues for the Death Care Professional.