Death, Dying and Bereavement
Donna Dickenson, Malcolm Johnson, Jeanne Samson Katz
SAGE Publications, Dec 8, 2000 - Social Science - 400 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