The Ultimate Challenge: Coping with Death, Dying and Bereavement

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Nelson Education Limited, Dec 19, 2007 - Bereavement - 275 pages
The Ultimate Challenge: Coping with Death, Dying and Bereavement, presents the topic as seen through a Canadian perspective, including Canadian demographics and examples specifically taken from events within Canada. There is a balance of theoretical, empirical and practical material, making The Ultimate Challenge: Coping with Death, Dying and Bereavement appropriate for students who want a basic knowledge of the area and for students who are training in mental health or medical areas in which such knowledge will have immediate applications. The area of death, dying and bereavement is multi-disciplinary, and this book draws on material from the different disciplines: psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics, history, political science, literature and the arts. Issues and concepts are illustrated with newspaper items and case studies, increasing the immediate relevance of the material presented.

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About the author (2007)

Marilyn is a tenured professor in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University. Her areas of specialization include Personality and Growth, Stress Management, and Cross Cultural Psychology. She is a co-author on Approaches to Psychology 4th edition published by Open University press (UK); has authored a study guide, instructor manual and test bank for Copp Clark Pitman; and has a number of academic publications including one in the Journal of Experimental Psychology.

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