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

Request more information

Description

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:
Geriatrics & Gerontology
Palliative Medicine
Social Work
Psychology
Social Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 400
Year: 2006

Collections

Older Adults' Views on Death

Resources of the Month

PsycBOOKS®

PsycBooks
 

Test Drive

Evidence Based Medicine Reviews

EBMR


Test Drive

The Journal of Urology®

JBJS


Test Drive

JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants

JBJS JOPA


Test Drive

Loading