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Title End-of-life stories : crossing disciplinary boundaries / editors, Donald E. Gelfand [and others].

Publication Info. New York : Springer Pub., [2005]

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (xxx, 217 pages) : illustrations.
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Series Springer series on death and suicide
Death and suicide series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The model : constructs, story domains, and levels -- Stories of Ron : music to his ears -- Stories of Ryan : too little time -- Stories of Grace : gifts and givers -- Stories of Avery : living and dying well -- Stories of Maggie : family dynamite -- Stories of Malika : defining a person -- Stories of Sonny : tattoos and tolerance -- Stories of Pearl : surviving end-of-life care -- Stories of Henry : family choices and challenges -- Stories of Peter : trouble with God and family -- Stories of Jim : homeless and at home -- Stories of Shanti : culture and karma -- Stories of three veterans : a spectrum of palliation -- Three veterans' stories, Robert Zalenski : boundaries and bridges.
Summary End-of-life experiences are often viewed in terms of only one perspective such as medicine. In this volume, a variety of end-of life experiences are presented and each case is analyzed from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. These range across a broad array of the helping professions, and disciplines such as information, law and the social sciences. The book provides a variety of narratives about end-of-life experiences contributed by members of the Wayne State University End-of-Life Interdisciplinary Project. Each of the narratives is then analyzed from several different disciplinary per.
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Subject Death -- Psychological aspects.
Death -- Psychological aspects.
Terminally ill -- Psychology.
Terminally ill -- Psychology.
Terminally ill -- Anecdotes.
Terminally ill.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
Subject Storytelling -- Psychological aspects.
Storytelling -- Psychological aspects.
Attitude to Death.
Hospice Care.
Interprofessional Relations.
Terminal Care.
Terminally Ill.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Gelfand, Donald E.
Other Form: Print version: End-of-life stories. New York : Springer Pub., ©2005 0826126758 9780826126757 (DLC) 2005005647 (OCoLC)58536665
ISBN 9780826126764 (electronic book)
0826126766 (electronic book)