Table of contents for Life and death decisions : psychological and ethical considerations in end-of-life care / Phillip M. Kleespies.

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CONTENTSPrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroductionChapter 1.Modern End-of-Life Issues: An OverviewChapter 2.Ethical and Legal Issues in End-of-Life DecisionsChapter 3.The Wish to Die: Decisions That Do Not Prolong and May Hasten the Dying                               ProcessChapter 4.The Wish To Die: Assisted Suicide and Voluntary EuthanasiaChapter 5.The Wish To Prolong LifeChapter 6.Alternatives In Care At The End of LifeChapter 7.The Psychologist's Role In End-of-Life CareChapter 8.Concluding Thoughts On Suffering, Dying, and ChoiceReferencesAuthor IndexSubject IndexAbout the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Terminal care Moral and ethical aspects, Terminal care Psychologica aspects