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Death, dying and bereavement [electronic resource] : a Hong Kong Chinese experience / edited by Cecilia Lai Wan Chan and Amy Yin Man Chow.

Contributor(s): Chan, Cecilia L. W | Chow, Amy Yin Man.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 357) : ill.ISBN: 9789882203846 (electronic bk.); 9882203841 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Death -- China -- Hong Kong | Bereavement -- China -- Hong Kong -- Psychological aspects | Palliative treatment -- China -- Hong Kong | Funeral rites and ceremonies -- China -- Hong Kong | Attitude to Death -- ethnology -- China -- Hong Kong | Asian Continental Ancestry Group -- ethnology -- China -- Hong Kong | Bereavement -- China -- Hong Kong | Palliative Care -- China -- Hong Kong | Social Science | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Death & Dying | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Death, Grief, Bereavement | Sterben | Tod | Volksglaube | Chinesen | HongkongGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Death, dying and bereavement.DDC classification: 306.9095125 Other classification: RR 77980 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword Robert A. NEIMEYER; Foreword Che Hung LEONG; Foreword Vivian Taam WONG; Preface; Contributors; 1. Introduction; PART ONE: DEATH; 2. Our Memorial Quilt: Recollections of Observations from Clinical Practice on Death, Dying and Bereavement; 3. A Personal Journey: The Physician, the Researcher, the Relative, and the Patient; 4. "Letting Go" and "Holding On": Grieving and Traditional Death Rituals in Hong Kong; 5. Making Peace with the Unknown: A Reflection on Daoist Funerary Liturgy; 6. Death from the Buddhist View: Knowing the Unknown
Summary: The intention of this volume is to consolidate and disseminate valuable practical wisdom with professionals in the local and international communities who serve Chinese patients and their family members.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-348) and index.

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Foreword Robert A. NEIMEYER; Foreword Che Hung LEONG; Foreword Vivian Taam WONG; Preface; Contributors; 1. Introduction; PART ONE: DEATH; 2. Our Memorial Quilt: Recollections of Observations from Clinical Practice on Death, Dying and Bereavement; 3. A Personal Journey: The Physician, the Researcher, the Relative, and the Patient; 4. "Letting Go" and "Holding On": Grieving and Traditional Death Rituals in Hong Kong; 5. Making Peace with the Unknown: A Reflection on Daoist Funerary Liturgy; 6. Death from the Buddhist View: Knowing the Unknown

The intention of this volume is to consolidate and disseminate valuable practical wisdom with professionals in the local and international communities who serve Chinese patients and their family members.

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