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ISBN-10: 0684839415

ISBN-13: 9780684839417

Edition: 1997

Authors: Elisabeth K�bler-Ross, Elisabeth K�bler-Ross

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Ours is a death-denying society. But death is inevitable, and we must face the question of how to deal with it. Coming to terms with our own finiteness helps us discover life's true meaning. Why do we treat death as a taboo? What are the sources of our fears? How do we express our grief, and how do we accept the death of a person close to us? How can we prepare for our own death? Drawing on our own and other cultures' views of death and dying, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross provides some illuminating answers to these and other questions. She offers a spectrum of viewpoints, including those of ministers, rabbis, doctors, nurses, and sociologists, and the personal accounts of those near death and of…    
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List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 6/9/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.44" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Elisabeth K�bler-Ross, MD,nbsp;[1926-2004] was a Swiss-born psychiatrist, humanitarian, and co-founder of the hospice movement around the world. She was also the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying, which first discussed The Five Stages of Grief. Elisabeth authored twenty-four books in thirty-six languages and brought comfort to millions of people coping with their own deaths or the death of a loved one. Her greatest professional legacy includes teaching the practice of humane care for the dying and the importance of sharing unconditional love. Her work continues by the efforts of hundreds of organizations around the world, including The Elisabeth K�bler-Ross…    

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The Organizational Context of Dying
Death in the First Person
Death Through Some Other Windows
Dying Among Alaskan Indians: A Matter of Choice
The Jewish View of Death: Guidelines for Dying
The Jewish View of Death: Guidelines for Mourning
The Death That Ends Death in Hinduism and Buddhism
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Death and Growth: Unlikely Partners?
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