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Facing Cancer and the Fear of Death: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Treatment

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Facing Cancer and the Fear of Death: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Treatment - Straker, Norman (Editor), and Barnhill, John W (Contributions by), and Birger, Dan (Contributions by)
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In Facing Cancer and the Fear of Death: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Treatment, Dr. Norman Straker proposes that "death anxiety" is responsible for the American society's failure to address costly futile care at the end of life; more specifically, doctors default on the appropriate prescription of palliative care because of this anxiety. This leads to unnecessary suffering for terminally-ill patients and their families and significant distress for physicians. To address these challenges in the culture of medical ...

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Facing Cancer and the Fear of Death: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Treatment 2014, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781442242999

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Facing Cancer and the Fear of Death: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Treatment 2012, Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers, Northvale NJ

ISBN-13: 9780765709653

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