Year: 1985 Source: New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985. 381p. SIEC No: 19871107

This book provides practical information about psychosocial issues raised by terminal patients and their caregivers. Anecdotal illustrations of those responses that are appropriate in crisis situations are provided. Topics include: talking with the dying about death, coming to terms with death, the experience of dying, caring for the dying, the patient’s rights, how children view death, caring for the dying child, home care, sources of help, the hospice, an appropriate death.