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The Truth About Death and Dying, Second Edition

Praise for the previous edition:
"…excellent in the currency and quality of research presented…user-friendly format…accessible to researchers and readers seeking impartial answers… (See Below for Full Description)
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Praise for the previous edition:
"…excellent in the currency and quality of research presented…user-friendly format…accessible to researchers and readers seeking impartial answers to personal questions."—School Library Journal

Everyone is faced with the death of a family member or friend at one point or another. Death is a complex topic, and coping with its consequences is often difficult. Whether confronting a sudden death, struggling to make business decisions about a death, or resolving end-of-life issues, this objective book is designed to help readers understand and cope with the emotions and problems that arise from this experience.

The Truth About Death and Dying, Second Edition is an authoritative guide to this sensitive topic. Using straightforward language and offering clear and concise information, this updated volume covers the many issues, feelings, and processes that relate to death and dying.

New and revised entries include:

  • Autopsies
  • Common causes of teenage deaths
  • Death of a friend
  • Ethnic rituals
  • Fear of death
  • Help and support
  • Managing death
  • The media's view
  • Organ donation
  • Planning for death
  • The process of dying
  • The process of grieving
  • Smoking and death.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-7631-4
ISBN-10 816076316
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2581-7
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series The Truth About
Author Karen H. Meyers, Ph.D.; Robert N. Golden, M.D., and Fred. L. Peterson, Ph.D., General Editors
Publication Date 8/1/2009
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Facts On File
Specifications Charts and graphs. Index. Glossary. Further reading. Web sites. Hotlines.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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