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Medicine and disease in relation to psychology. Terminal care. Dying

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  • Key Concepts in Health Psychologyby Ian Albery; Marcus Munafo

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 46.00

    A `one stop' analysis of key issues, theories, models and methods in contemporary health psychology more...

  • Being Mortalby Atul Gawande

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 10.66

    For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each year, we have become increasingly detached from the reality of being mortal. So here is a book about the modern experience... more...

  • You Are the Placeboby Joe Dispenza

    Hay House 2014; US$ 25.95

    Is it possible to heal by thought alone—without drugs or surgery? The truth is that it happens more often than you might expect. In You Are the Placebo , Dr. Joe Dispenza shares numerous documented cases of those who reversed cancer, heart disease, depression, crippling arthritis, and even the tremors of Parkinson’s disease by believing in... more...

  • Die personenbedingte Kündigung wegen Krankheitby Renate Knauf

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 39.14

    Der praktisch bedeutsamste Fall der personenbedingten Kündigung ist die Kündigung wegen Krankheit. Zwar kann die Krankheit alleine eine Kündigung niemals rechtfertigen, jedoch ist sie auch kein Kündigungshindernis. Für den Arbeitnehmer treten neben der Belastung der Erkrankung noch die Gefahr des Verlustes der beruflichen Existenz auf, denn es kann... more...

  • Die Ausbildung Ehrenamtlicher für Sorgentelefoneby Susanne Pauer

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.95

    Über zwei Millionen Anrufe gehen jährlich bei der TelefonSeelsorge sowie viele weitere bei anderen Trägern von Seelsorge-Telefonen ein. Um diese Masse an Anrufen bewältigen zu können, werden häufig Ehrenamtliche für diese Aufgabe ausgebildet. Da diese Ehrenamtlichen zunächst meistens Laien in diesem Bereich sind, ist es notwendig sie entsprechend auf... more...

  • Sterben im Hospizby Stefan Dreßke

    Campus Verlag 2005; US$ 19.11

    Wenn wir ans Sterben denken, wünschen wir uns, ruhig und friedlich einzuschlafen. Vor allem aber wollen wir eine hohe Lebensqualität bis zum Lebensende. Diese Ansprüche lassen sich in der Praxis heutiger Pflegeheime und Krankenhäuser kaum erfüllen. Aus diesem Grund gibt es das Hospiz, das sich auch als "Labor des guten Sterbens" sehen lässt.... more...

  • Palliative Careby Diane E. Meier; Stephen L. Isaacs; Robert Hughes

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    Palliative Care is the first book to provide a comprehensive understanding of the new field that is transforming the way Americans deal with serious illness. Diane E. Meier, M.D., one of the field's leaders and a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "genius award" in 2009, opens the volume with a sweeping overview of the field. In her essay, Dr.... more...

  • The Hospice Companionby Perry G Fine

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 28.99

    The Hospice Companion is designed to promote, establish, maintain and continuously improve comprehensive systems of care that ensure the highest quality of services to meet the needs of patients and their families during the last phase of life. On behalf of their patients, all hospice providers must inculcate processes of care that lead to maximal... more...

  • Dignity Therapyby Harvey Max Chochinov

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 54.99

    Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care. Dignity therapy, a psychological intervention developed by Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov and his internationally lauded research group, has been designed specifically to address many of the psychological, existential, and spiritual challenges that patients and their... more...

  • Clear Cutby Ginny Jordan

    Lantern Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    How much can we lose and still remain whole? In the course of her life, Ginny Jordan has lost both breasts and her ovaries to cancer, undergone chemotherapy, experienced debilitating vertigo, and other conditions—at the same time as she has been a daughter, wife, mother of three, and member of a large, active family. In prose that is startling... more...