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On dying and denying : a psychiatric study of terminality / Avery D. Weisman ; foreword by Herman Feifel.

New York : Behavioral Publications, 1972.
ISBN 9780877050681, 0877050686

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Subjects Death -- Psychological aspects.
Denial (Psychology)
Démence sénile.
Mort -- Aspect psychologique.
Soins en phase terminale.
Terminal Care.
Terminally ill -- Psychology.
Series Gerontology series (Behavioral Publications, Inc.)
Description xvii, 247 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1972.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-237) and index.
Summary Investigates the practical significance of mortality. Its position is that dying and denying are basic counterparts - dying is seen as a dynamic phase of living, rather than as end-product.
Contents The practical significance of morality -- Basic concepts and assumptions -- Common misconceptions about death and denial -- Case material and methods -- Denial and middle knowledge -- Denial and acceptance in myocardial infarction and cancer -- The terminal stage -- Death from terminal old age -- Indications of impending death -- Counterparts of death -- Death and responsibility -- Illusion and incipient death.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)456509
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WorldCat Identities Weisman, Avery D.
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