Encountering Death

Ira David Welch, Richard F. Zawistoski, D. Smart

This guide is meant for use as a complement to straightforward textbooks on demise and dying for faculty college students. Chapter 1 “Encountering Dying within the Self” builds the inspiration for elevated self-awareness for the examine of demise and dying. Chapter 2 “Encountering Dying within the Household” offers actions that are acceptable for all kinds of household circumstances. Chapter three “Encountering Dying within the Tradition” is meant to assist college students grow to be extra perceptive about cultural influences upon their attitudes towards demise. Chapter four “Encountering Dying in Establishments” examines emotions about establishments reminiscent of church buildings and hospitals. Chapter 5 “Encountering Surprising Dying” helps college students to discover deaths which ordinarily lie exterior their management. Chapter 6 “Encountering Suicide” responds to a subject which has acquired an rising quantity of media consideration lately. Chapter 7 “Encountering AIDS” offers actions geared toward exploring this epidemic. Chapter eight “Encountering Dying in Our Values” offers an area by which college students can expertise the push and pull of varied moral dilemmas as they battle to resolve lots of the sophisticated points to be confronted on this frontier of medical and technological data. Chapter 9 “Encountering Dying as Our Helper” offers a chance to discover a wide range of subjects which come up within the serving to course of. A pre-test and a post-test encountering demise scales are included. (ABL)