Death Attitudes and the Older Adult: Theories, Concepts, and Applications (Series in Death, Dying and Bereavement)
By: Adrian Tomer (editor)Hardback
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This innovative and informative new text bridges the fields of gerontology and thanatology.
List of Contributors. Introduction. Part 1: Theories and Concepts. Attitudes about Life and Death: Toward a Comprehensive Model of Death Anxiety. Meaning of Life and Meaning of Death in Successful Aging. Transcending the Self: A Terror Management Perspective on Successful Aging. Microsuicide and the Elderly: A Basic Defense Against Death Anxiety. Part 2: Death Attitudes in Older Adults: Empirical Findings. Death-Related Attitudes: Conceptual Distinctions. Correlates of Death Anxiety in Older Adults: A Comprehensive Review. The Structure of the Revised Death Anxiety Scale in Young and Old Adults. Death Anxiety in Younger and Older Adults. Beliefs about Self, Life and Death: Testing Aspects of a Comprehensive Model of Death Anxiety and Death Attitudes. Part 3: Attitudes Toward the Older Adult and End of Life Decisions. Ageism and Elderly Suicide: The Intimate Connection. Older Adults' Ethnicity, Fear of Death, and End-of-Life Decisions. Israeli Nurses' Attitudes Toward End of Life of Middle Aged and Old Terminally Ill Patients. Death Anxiety in Nursing Home Personnel as a Function of Race. Hospice Care and the Older Person. Part 4: Conclusions. Spirituality and Counseling of the Older Adult. Death Attitudes and Aging in the 21st Century. Death Attitudes and the Older Adult: Closing Thoughts and Open Questions.
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