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Handbook of Thanatology The Essential Body of Knowledge for the Study of Death, Dying, and Bereavement

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ISBN-10: 041563055X

ISBN-13: 9780415630559

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: David K. Meagher, David E. Balk

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If ever there was an area requiring that the research-practice gap be bridged, surely it occurs where thanatologists engage with people dealing with human mortality and loss.  The field of thanatology - the study of death and dying - is a complex, multidisciplinary area that encompases the range of human experiences, emotions, expectations, and realities.  The Handbook of Thanatology is the most authoritative volume in the field, providing a single source of up-to-date scholarship, research, and practice implications.  The handbook is the recommended resource for preparation for the prestigious certificate in thanatology (CT) and fellow in thanatology (FT) credentials, which are…    
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Book details

List price: $89.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 6/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 558
Size: 6.89" wide x 10.00" long x 1.22" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

Handbook of Thanatology The essential body of knowledge for the study of death, dying, and bereavement
Introduction to the First Edition
Introduction to the Second Edition
Certifications in Thanatology: How the Handbook of Thanatology Can Assist
Body of Knowledge (BOK) Matrix
List of Contributors
Introduction to Part 1
Culture, Socialization, and Dying
Religion, Spirituality, and Dying
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Dying
Life Span Issues and Dying
The Family, Larger Systems, and the Dying Process
Ethical and Legal Issues Related to Dying and End-of-Life Care
Culture, Socialization, and End-of-Life Decision Making
End-of-Life Care: Spirituality and Religion
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on End-of-Life Decision Making
Life Span Issues and End-of-Life Decision Making
The Family, Larger Systems, and End-of-Life Decision Making
Ethical and Legal Issues in End-of-Life Decision Making
End-of-Life Decision Making: An Irish Perspective
Introduction to Part 3
Culture and Socialization in Death, Grief, and Mourning
Religion and Spirituality in Loss, Grief, and Mourning
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Loss, Grief, and Mourning
Life Span Issues and Loss, Grief, and Mourning: Childhood and Adolescence
Life Span Issues and Loss, Grief, and Mourning: Adulthood
The Family, Larger Systems, and Loss, Grief, and Mourning
Ethical and Legal Issues and Loss, Grief, and Mourning
Assessment and Intervention
Introduction to Part 4
Culture and Socialization in Assessment and Intervention
Religion, Spirituality, and Assessment and Intervention
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Assessment and Intervention
Life Span Issues and Assessment and Intervention
Assessment and Intervention in the Family and Larger Systems
Ethical and Legal Issues in Assessment and Intervention
On Bereavement Interventions: Controversies and Concerns
Introduction to Part 5
Culture, Socialization, and Traumatic Death
Religion, Spirituality, and Traumatic Death
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Traumatic Death
life Span Issues and Traumatic Death
The Family, Larger Systems, and Traumatic Death
Ethical and Legal Issues in Traumatic Death
Death Education
Introduction to Part 6
Culture, Socialization, and Death Education
Religion, Spirituality, and Death Education
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Death Education
Life Span Issues and Death Education
The Family, Institutional/Societal Systems, and Death Education
Ethical and Legal Issues in Death Education
Three Overarching Indicators Within Fundamental Knowledge of Thanatology
Introduction to Part 7
Professional Issues and Thanatology
Resources and Research in Thanatology
Thanatology in the Digital Age
ADEC Code of Ethics
References
Index of Key Terms