By Michael R. Leming, George E. Dickinson

Uunderstanding dying death bereavementsing a social-psychological approach, this edition remains solidly grounded in theory and research, but places greater emphasis on the individual and coping with death and dying. These two well-known authors and researchers integrate stimulating personal accounts throughout the text, and apply concepts to specific examples that deal with cross cultural perspectives and the practical matters of death and dying.

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Table of Contents:


  1. Studying Dying, Death, and Bereavement
  2. The American Experience of Death
  3. Growing Up with Death
  4. Perspectives on Death and Life After Death
  5. The Dying Process
  6. Living with Dying
  7. Dying in the American Health-Care System
  8. Biomedical Issues and Euthanasia
  9. Suicide
  10. Diversity in Death Rituals
  11. The Business of Dying
  12. The Legal Aspects of Dying
  13. Coping with Loss
  14. Grieving Throughout the Life Cycle

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Source: Nelson Education