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Structured around a personal account of the illness and death of the author's partner, Jane, this book explores how something hard to bear became a threshold to a world of insight and discovery. Drawing on German Idealism and Jane's own research in the area, The Aesthetic Experience of Dying looks...
The Clinical Manual of Palliative Care Psychiatry seeks to bridge the gulf between principles and practice for two groups of clinicians: frontline palliative care providers with little mental health training and mental health specialists who may lack familiarity with palliative care practice.
In Death, Dying, and Organ Transplantation: Reconstructing Medical Ethics at the End of Life, Miller and Truog challenge fundamental doctrines of established medical ethics. They argue systematically that physicians legitimately cause the death of patients in the routine practices of withdrawing life support and vital organ donation.
Revised edition of When professionals weep, 2006.
Up to date with current policy, this text takes a strong case study approach to help students to tackle anxiety about this difficult aspect of their job. Case studies are followed by reflective questions, to develop reflection and critical thinking.
A landmark publication in the field, this state of the art reference work includes contributions from leading thinkers across a range of disciplines on topics including ADHD, autism, depression, eating disorders and trauma. It is an essential resource for all those involved or interested in child mental health.
Full of practical, evidence based advice, Heart Failure and Palliative Care encourages a multidisciplinary team based approach. It stimulates joint working between primary care, cardiology and palliative care teams - raising awareness of the problems associated with supportive and palliative care for heart failure patients. The second edition has been...