Death & Dying, Life & Living

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Practical and inspiring, this field-leading book helps students learn how to navigate encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four substantial chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, young and middle-aged adults, and older adults. The book discusses a variety of cultural and religious perspectives that affect people's understanding and practices associated with such encounters. Practical guidelines for constructive communication are designed to encourage productive living in the face of death.

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Dr. Charles A. Corr has been teaching and writing in the field of death, dying, and bereavement since 1975. He is a prolific contributor to this field, having been author, co-author, or co-editor of 30 books and more than 100chapters and articles in professional journals. Dr. Corr's professional work has been recognized by awards from the Association for Death Education and Counseling, , Children's Hospice International, the Center for Death Education and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation.

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Part I: LEARNING ABOUT DEATH, DYING AND BEREAVEMENT. 1. Education about Death, Dying, and Bereavement. Part II: DEATH. 2. Changing Encounters with Death. 3. Changing Attitudes toward Death. 4. Death-Related Practices and the American Death System. 5. Cultural Patterns and Death. Part III: DYING. 6. Coping with Dying. 7. Coping with Dying: How Individuals Can Help. 8. Coping with Dying: How Communities Can Help. Part IV: BEREAVEMENT 9. Coping with Loss and Grief. 10. Coping with Loss and Grief: How Individuals Can Help. 11. Coping with Loss and Grief: Funeral Practices and Other Ways Communities Can Help. PART V: DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVES. 12. Children. 13. Adolescents. 14. Young and Middle-Aged Adults. 15. Older Adults. Part VI: LEGAL, CONCEPTUAL, AND MORAL ISSUES. 16. Legal Issues. 17. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. 18. Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: Intentionally Ending Human Life. 19. The Meaning and Place of Death in Life. Part VII: AN EXAMPLE OF A SPECIFIC DISEASE ENTITY. 20. Illustrating the themes of this book. Appendix A. Selected Literature for Children: Annotated Descriptions. Appendix B. Selected Literature for Adolescents: Annotated Descriptions. Appendix C. Activity and Memory Books for Young Readers: Annotated Descriptions.

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