Living with Life-Threatening Illness by Kenneth J. Doka
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Living with Life-Threatening Illness
By Kenneth J. Doka

Living with Life-Threatening Illness

A Guide for Patients, Their Families and Caregivers New edition

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Living with Life-Threatening Illness by Kenneth J. Doka

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A hands-on guide for patients, families, and caregivers on how to live an affirming existence while facing the physical and spiritual traumas of life-threatening illness. Every page of this book reveals the author's keen awareness of the challenges faced by patients, families, and caregivers dealing with life threatening illnesses. In page after page readers will discover clear, practical, and wise suggestions that are well grounded in personal experience. Don't we all know somebody who needs this book now? - Robert Kastenbaum, Ph.D., Editor, Omega Journal of Death and Dying

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780787940485
ISBN-10: 0787940488
Format: Paperback
(260mm x 130mm x 60mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 16-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kenneth J. Doka

KENNETH J. DOKA is a professor of gerontology at the Graduate School of the College of New Rochelle and a Lutheran minister. He is the former president of the Association of Death Education and Counseling and the author of Disenfranchised Grief and Death and Spirituality.

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