Older Adults' Views on Death

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Cicirelli, Victgor G.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-617013-2

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This empirically-based study of older adults ranging in age from 70-90 years examines the influence of family relations, religious beliefs, age-related health changes, culture, and more, on personal death meanings, fears of death, and views of the dying process.

Gerontologists will gain a more realistic understanding of all of the factors influencing an older individual's view of death and the dying process. These views impact the development of both effective interventions to provide appropriate emotional support and coping strategies to help persons deal with fears of approaching death.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Cicirelli, Victgor G.
ISBN: 978-0-82-617013-2
Specialty:
Palliative Medicine
Geriatrics & Gerontology
Social Work
Social Psychology
Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 400
Year: 2006

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