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The Resource A commonsense book of death : reflections at ninety of a lifelong thanatologist, Edwin Shneidman

A commonsense book of death : reflections at ninety of a lifelong thanatologist, Edwin Shneidman

Label
A commonsense book of death : reflections at ninety of a lifelong thanatologist
Title
A commonsense book of death
Title remainder
reflections at ninety of a lifelong thanatologist
Statement of responsibility
Edwin Shneidman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
155.9/37
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF789.D4
LC item number
S53 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A commonsense book of death : reflections at ninety of a lifelong thanatologist, Edwin Shneidman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-178) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act one : excerpts from 1973 Deaths of man -- Introduction -- Death work and stages of dying -- An appropriate death -- Postvention and the survivor-victim -- The postself -- Personal and impersonal aspects of death -- Ambivalence and subintention -- Death and the state -- The death certificate -- The psychological autopsy -- Megadeath : children of the nuclear family -- Afterword -- Intermission : a retrospective review of Deaths of man -- Introduction -- A classic of thanatology / M. Brewster Smith -- Act two : revised thoughts of Deaths of man, thirty-five years later -- Introduction -- One fundamental attribute of death : on and off -- Two basic orientations toward death : mine and yours -- Three stances toward death : intentioned, subintentioned, unintentioned -- Four traditional categories of death : natural, accident, suicide, homicide -- Clarifying equivocal deaths -- A psychological autopsy in a military setting -- An appropriate death : criteria for a good-enough death -- Commonalities of suicide : a cubic model -- The coarsening of death : postvention -- The postself : survival after death -- Matinee -- Introduction -- "Wednesdays with Ed" : a report by the author's psychotherapist / Ethel Oderberg -- Mourning after
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 191 p.
Isbn
9780742563315
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008021882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn229021629
  • (OCoLC)ocn373780885
Label
A commonsense book of death : reflections at ninety of a lifelong thanatologist, Edwin Shneidman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-178) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act one : excerpts from 1973 Deaths of man -- Introduction -- Death work and stages of dying -- An appropriate death -- Postvention and the survivor-victim -- The postself -- Personal and impersonal aspects of death -- Ambivalence and subintention -- Death and the state -- The death certificate -- The psychological autopsy -- Megadeath : children of the nuclear family -- Afterword -- Intermission : a retrospective review of Deaths of man -- Introduction -- A classic of thanatology / M. Brewster Smith -- Act two : revised thoughts of Deaths of man, thirty-five years later -- Introduction -- One fundamental attribute of death : on and off -- Two basic orientations toward death : mine and yours -- Three stances toward death : intentioned, subintentioned, unintentioned -- Four traditional categories of death : natural, accident, suicide, homicide -- Clarifying equivocal deaths -- A psychological autopsy in a military setting -- An appropriate death : criteria for a good-enough death -- Commonalities of suicide : a cubic model -- The coarsening of death : postvention -- The postself : survival after death -- Matinee -- Introduction -- "Wednesdays with Ed" : a report by the author's psychotherapist / Ethel Oderberg -- Mourning after
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 191 p.
Isbn
9780742563315
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008021882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn229021629
  • (OCoLC)ocn373780885

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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