Death & Dying, Life & Living

Death & Dying, Life & Living

by Charles A. Corr , Donna M. Corr
3.71 of 5 Votes: 4
ISBN
111184061X
Pages
816 Pages
Published
Cengage Learning , 01.01.2012
Publisher
Cengage Learning
Practical and inspiring, this field-leading book helps students learn how to navigate encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four substantial chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, young and middle-aged adults, and older adults. The book discusses a variety of cultural and religious perspectives that affect people's understanding and practices associated with such encounters. Practical guidelines for constructive communication are designed to encourage productive living in the face of death. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Dr. Charles A. Corr (Ph.D.) is a long-time member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC; Board of Directors, 1980-1983), the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), and the International Work Group on Death, Dying, and Bereavement (IWG; Chairperson, 1989-1993). He is a prolific contributor to this field, having been author, co-author, or co-editor of 35 books, plus more than 135 chapters and articles in professional journals. Dr. Corr's professional work has been recognized by awards from the Association for Death Education and Counseling, Children's Hospice International, the Center for Death Education and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. In 2016, he received IWG's Herman Feifel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Thanatology.

Donna M. Corr (RN, MS in Nursing) has worked as a nurse in a variety of critical care, oncology, and hospice settings. In addition, she was for 17 years a faculty member (rising from Instructor to Professor) in the Nursing Faculty of St. Louis Community College at Forest Park, and then a lecturer for two semesters at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Her publications include five books and more than two dozen articles and chapters. Books edited by Donna and/or Charles Corr have received five Book of the Year Awards from the American Journal of Nursing.

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