Dying, Death, and Bereavement

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Dying, Death, and Bereavement

SKU# 9780826126566

A Challenge for Living, 2nd Edition


  • Inge Corless RN, PhD, FAAN
  • Barbara B. Germino PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Mary A. Pittman DrPH

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In this multidisciplinary guide on the important issues surrounding dying and bereavement in today's health care and social environment, the contributions examine the issues of death and dying as a continuum, from death education and care of the dying to grief and bereavement.

Features Include:

  • Personal stories introducing each section
  • New chapter on physical therapy with the dying

Product Details 

  • Publication Date June 02, 2006
  • Page Count 400
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826126566
  • EISBN 9780826126542

Table of Contents 

    Foreword by Dame Cicely Saunders
    Introduction by Inge Corless
    Pain by Richard Sabo
    Part One: The Challenge of Understanding Death
    Artists, Deborah Holtorf
  1. Communicating About Death and Dying, Albert Lee Strickland and Lynne Ann DeSpelder
  2. Death Education for Children, Hannelore Wass
  3. Death Education for Adults, Charles A. Corr
  4. Respecting the Spiritual Beliefs of the Dying and Bereaved, Thomas Attig
    Part Two: The Challenge of Dying
    The Struggle to End My Father's Life, Zelda Foster
  5. Dying in the Hospital, Patrice O'Connor
  6. Dying at Home, Barbara B. Germino
  7. Stories of the Living Dying: The Hermes Listener, Paula G. Balber
  8. Symptom Management for the Terminally Ill, Fredrica Preston, Stephanie Tang, and Ruth McCorkle
  9. Hospice and Palliative Care: A Legacy in the Making, Inge Corless and Patrice Nicholas
  10. Regulatory Issues in the Care of Dying, Judi Lund Person

  11. Part Three: The Challenges of Grief and Bereavement
    I Don't Know How to Grieve, Colleen Corcoran
  12. The Bereavement Process: Loss, Grief, and Resolution, Joseph T. Mullan, Leonard I. Pearlin, and Marilyn M. Skaff
  13. Social Support and Mutual Help for the Bereaved, Phyllis R. Silverman
  14. Helping Children During Bereavement, Elizabeth P. Lamers
  15. The Study of Sibling Bereavement Research: An Historical Perspective, Betty Davies
  16. Loss of a Pet, Morris A. Wessel

  17. Part Four: Related Issues
    Take Me Home, Bin Yao
  18. The Role of the Social Worker, Zelda Foster and Kay W. Davidson
  19. Physical Therapists: Palliative Care Competencies, Theresa H. Michel
  20. Thanatology: Its End and Future (with Special Reference to Euthanasia), Larry R. Churchill
  21. The Future of Palliative Care, Derek Doyle

  22. Part Five: In Conclusion
  23. Reprise, Mary A. Pittman

  24. Index