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Dignity and Dying

A Christian Appraisal (Horizons in Bioethics Series)

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Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Death,
  • Christianity - Theology - Ethics,
  • Terminal care,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Death / Grief / Consolation,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Christian Theology - Ethics,
  • Death, Grief, Bereavement,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Church work with the terminall,
  • Church work with the terminally ill

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Frederic Kilner (Editor), Arlene B. Miller (Editor), Edmund D. Pellegrino (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7903943M
    ISBN 100802842321
    ISBN 109780802842329

      Death and dying can be stressful for dying people, their loved ones and care-givers. Psychologists can help. They can assess mood, mental functioning and pain; treat depression, anxiety and other mental health problems; provide end-of-life counseling to the dying and their families; and advocate for good medical care. End of Life Issues and Care.   The passage of death with dignity laws, starting with the Oregon Death with Dignity Act in , has had an impact that extends far beyond providing a heretofore unavailable end-of-life option. It brought conversations about death and dying out of the shadows and into mainstream discourse in Oregon and nationwide.

    RESPECT FOR THE DIGNITY OF THE DYING. Pontifical Academy for Life. 1. Since the s, beginning in the most developed countries of the world, there has been a persistent campaign in favour of euthanasia, understood as an act or omission which by its nature and intention terminates the life of the seriously ill or also of malformed newborn babies.   The mission of the Death with Dignity National Center—the author of the first DWDA in the United States and a prominent advocate of PAS 20 —is, in part, ‘to provide an option for dying individuals’. 21 Brittany Maynard, the 29 year old who sparked California's DWDA while preparing for her own PAS, said in her CNN Op-Ed:Cited by: 1.

    Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care. Translating that principle into methods of guiding care at the end of life, however, can be a complicated and daunting task. Dignity therapy, a psychological intervention developed by Dr. Although Kant was generally opposed to suicide, many contemporary ethicists invoke recognizably Kantian notions, including dignity and autonomy, in their defense of assisted dying or “death with dignity.” This chapter sorts out what Kant’s understanding of dignity implies about assisted dying. Kant’s understanding of dignity as rooted in practically rational agency .


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Dignity and Dying: A Christian Appraisal (Horizons in Bioethics Series) 1st Edition. by Mr. John F. Kilner (Editor), Mr. Edmund D. Pellegrino (Editor), Mrs.

Arlene B. Miller (Editor)5/5(1). This is followed by contributions from Nigel Cameron, John Dunlop, Marsha Fowler, and Allen Verhey on the topics that provide the guiding vision for approaches to dignity and dying: autonomy, death, suffering, and of the most pressing end-of-life challenges-forgoing treatment, medical futility, definition of death, and assisted suicide/euthanasia-are Format: Paperback.

Death and Dignity: Making Choices And Taking Charge Paperback – by Timothy E. Quill (Author)Cited by: Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America Hardcover – June 4, #N#Chris Arnade (Author) › Visit Amazon's Chris Arnade Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Chris Arnade (Author) out of 5 stars ratings/5(). One of the most empathetic books among these is Chris Arnade's "Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America." Unlike J.D.

Vance and Ta-Nehisi Coates, who mostly chronicle the plight of November was a shock to millions worldwide and continues to be a riddle to many/5. Barbara Coombs Lee, editor.

Compassion in Dying: Stories of Dignity and Choice. (Troutdale, OR: NewSage Press, ) pages. (ISBN: X; paperback) (Library of Congress call number: not given in book) Barbara Coombs Lee (when she put this book together) was President of the Compassion in Dying Federation/5(3).

Death with Dignity: The Case for Legalizing Physician-Assisted Dying and Euthanasia by Robert Orfali. Kirkus Star Review. The book every mortal should read. In Death with Dignity, Orfali makes a compelling case for legalized physician-assisted dying.

Using the latest data from Oregon and the Netherlands, he puts a fresh new slant on perennial debate topics such as. Dying with Dignity: A Plea for Personal Responsibility, Continuum Publishing, Larsen, Laura R.N.

A Guide to Discussing End-of-Life Issues: Facing the Final Mystery Second Edition, Blue Sky Press, One of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out of Dr.

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's famous interdisciplinary seminar on death, life, and transition. In this remarkable book, Dr. Kübler-Ross first explored the now-famous five stages of death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance/5.

In Death with Dignity, Robert Orfali makes a compelling case for legalized physician-assisted dying. Using the latest data from Oregon and the Netherlands, he puts a fresh new slant on perennial debate topics such as "slippery slopes," "the integrity of medicine," and "sanctity of life."/5(42).

Dignity and Dying: A Christian Appraisal offers a more well-founded perspective for considering some of the significant ethical issues in the field of medicine and health care.

This volume considers the issues of autonomy, death, medical futility, and forgoing life support from an experiential, principle-based perspective.

“The greatest dignity to be found in death is the dignity of the life that preceded it. This is a form of hope we call all achieve, and it is the most abiding of all.

Hope resides in the meaning of what our lives have been.” The Best Care Possible: A Physician’s Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life by Ira Byock.

“Dignity is a profound book, taking us to parts of our country that many of our leaders never visit, and introducing us to people those same leaders don’t know. It will break your heart but also leave you with hope, because Chris Arnade’s ‘back row America’ contains not just struggle, but also perseverance, resilience, and love.”.

The Rights of the Dying: A Companion for Life’s Final Moments David Kessler, founder of Progressive Home Health Care Agency. Progressive was a pioneer in the hospice movement. He has helped hundreds of men, women and children face death with peace, dignity and courage.

Brenda Avadian, MA, serves as President of The Caregiver's Voice. While caring for her (late) father with Alzheimer's disease, she founded The Caregiver's Voice to bring fresh voices and much-needed information to family caregivers and professionals.

An author of nine books, including two bestsellers, she writes articles, yearly and serves as a national. Dignity in Dying, London, United Kingdom.likes 4, talking about this were here. We believe everybody has the right to a good death. Including the option of assisted dying Followers: K.

Dignity in Dying has a range of patrons, including people who have been associated with high-profile cases connected with Dignity in Dying's campaigns, such as Lesley Close (sister of John Close), Brian Pretty (husband of Diane Pretty) and Heather r: Killick Millard.

It follows that a dignified death will be something earned. Someone who lives a good life, lives virtuously, will die in that way. For the rest of us, death with dignity will be, like life with dignity, something to aim for but only partially to by:   In her book, Dying with Dignity: A Legal Approach to Assisted Death, published by Praeger inGiza Lopes recounts the history of legalization of aid-in-dying legislation, from the euthanasia bills in Ohio and Iowa to the Baxter v.

For nearly four decades, Derek Humphry has blazed a trail for the right to die movement. He founded the Hemlock Society, pioneered Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act, and wrote the bestselling book Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying.

Dignity in Dying Oxford Street London W1D 2JT Our sister charity. Compassion in Dying can support you to plan ahead to get the end-of-life care that is right for you. Facebook; Twitter; Dignity in Dying is a not-for-profit membership organisation and a company limited by guarantee no.

Twenty leading experts in the bioethics debate here engage matters of dignity and dying from a Christian perspective. The book begins with essays by .Dignity and Dying brings a much-needed religious perspective to one of the most contentious debates in healthcare.

Discussions that are too academic, removed from reality, or religiously or professionally narrow frequently limit moral discourse about euthanasia. This book has none of these limitations.