Handbook of thanatology : the essential body of knowledge for the study of death, dying, and bereavement

Contents: Pt. 1. Dying. Culture, socialization, and dying / Charles A. Corr and Donna M. Corr -- Religion, spirituality, and dying / Marcia Lattanzi-Licht -- Historical and contemporary perspectives on dying / Kenneth J. Doka -- Life span issues and dying / Robin Paletti -- The family, larger systems, and dying / Stephen R. Connor -- Ethical and legal issues and dying / Arthur Zuker -- Pt. 2. End-of-life decision making. Culture, socialization, and end-of-life decision making / Andrea C. Walker -- Religion, spirituality, and end-of-life decision making / Richard B. Gilbert -- Historical and contemporary perspectives on end-of-life decision making / James L. Werth, Jr. and Christine Harte -- Life span issues and end-of-life decision making / Andrea C. Walker -- The family, larger systems, and end-of-life decision making / Robyn L. Mowery -- Ethical and legal issues and end-of-life decision making / Arthur Zucker -- Pt. 3. Loss, grief, and mourning. Culture, socialization, and loss, grief, and mourning / Paul C. Rosenblatt -- Religion and spirituality in loss, grief, and mourning / Dennis Klass -- Historical and contemporary perspectives on loss, grief, and mourning / Charles A. Corr and Donna M. Corr -- Life span issues and loss, grief, and mourning part 1: the importance of a developmental context: childhood and adolescence as an example / Kevin Ann Oltjenbruns -- Part 2: adulthood / David E. Balk -- The family, larger systems, and loss, grief, and mourning / Alicia Skinner Cook -- Ethical and legal issues and loss, grief, and mourning / David K. Meagher -- Pt. 4. Assessment and intervention. Culture and socialization in assessment and intervention / Ester R. Shapiro -- Religion, spirituality, and assessment and intervention / Kenneth J. Doka -- Historical and contemporary perspectives on assessment and intervention / John R. Jordan and Robert A. Neimeyer -- Contents: Life span issues and assessment and intervention / David A. Crenshaw -- Assessment and intervention in the family and larger systems / Jennifer L. Matheson -- Ethical and legal issues in assessment and intervention / Jackson P. Rainer -- Pt. 5. Traumatic death. Culture, socialization, and traumatic death / Jeffrey Kauffman -- Religion, spirituality, and traumatic death / Gerry R. Cox -- Historical and contemporary perspectives on traumatic death / Lillian M. Range -- Life span issues and traumatic death / David Lester -- The family, larger systems, and traumatic death / David A. Crenshaw -- Ethical and legal issues in traumatic death / David K. Meagher -- Pt. 6. Death education. Culture, socialization, and death education / Lynne Ann DeSpelder and Albert Strickland -- Religion, spirituality, and death education / Robert G. Stevenson -- Historical and contemporary perspectives on death education / Illene C. Noppe -- The family, larger systems, and death education / Kathleen R. Gilbert and Colleen I. Murray -- Ethical and legal issues and death education / Carla J. Sofka -- Pt. 7. Two overarching indicators within fundamental knowledge of thanatology -- Professional issues and thanatology / Carol Wogrin -- Resources in thanatology / Gordon Thornton, Scarlett Jett and Mary Lou Zanich.

Location: Bio-Medical Library HQ 1073 H2367 2007

Author: Balk, David E., 1943-

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