On Children and Death

On Children and Death Based on a decade of working with dying children this book aims to offer the families of dead and dying children the help they need to survive Dr Kuebler Ross speaks to the fears doubts anger conf

  • Title: On Children and Death
  • Author: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
  • ISBN: 9780020766704
  • Page: 153
  • Format: Paperback
  • Based on a decade of working with dying children, this book aims to offer the families of dead and dying children the help they need to survive Dr Kuebler Ross speaks to the fears, doubts, anger, confusion, and anguish of parents confronting the terminal illness or sudden death of a child.

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    About “Elisabeth Kübler-Ross”

    1. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

      Elisabeth K bler Ross, M.D was a Swiss born psychiatrist, a pioneer in Near death studies and the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying 1969 , where she first discussed what is now known as the K bler Ross model In this work she proposed the now famous Five Stages of Grief as a pattern of adjustment These five stages of grief are denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance In general, individuals experience most of these stages, though in no defined sequence, after being faced with the reality of their impending death The five stages have since been adopted by many as applying to the survivors of a loved one s death, as well.She is a 2007 inductee into the National Women s Hall of Fame She was the recipient of twenty honorary degrees and by July 1982 had taught, in her estimation, 125,000 students in death and dying courses in colleges, seminaries, medical schools, hospitals, and social work institutions In 1970, she delivered the The Ingersoll Lectures on Human Immortality at Harvard University, on the theme, On Death and Dying.

    627 thoughts on “On Children and Death”

    1. The death of a child is a horrific and heartrending moment in a parent's life, a time where no words can be used, because it is totally inexpressible. Yet, somehow, Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross does find the words, and she does so by doggedly and mercifully examining children and death. By her own direct involvement as a thanatologist as well as through a series of letters by bereaved parents who have lost children by way of terminal illness, sudden death, murder or suicide, they open their hearts, [...]


    2. To talk about the profundity of this book would be a waste of words as it is explicit in the subject matter so Instead I will talk about how this book succeeds and stumbles in tackling the subject matter:Pros: this book is mostly a collection of letters from families who have had their children die or other anecdotal stories about children passing away which gives this book a wide range of voices and styles. Book ending each chapter are a couple of paragraphs written by Dr. Kubler herself and th [...]


    3. El libro explica de un modo coherente, sencillo y práctico todo lo que sucede alrededor antes, durante y después de la muerte de un hijo. El hecho de que el niño moribundo acepta de mejor forma su muerte que los adultos y que éstos se sumergen en la depresión es entendible y fue la base para que la autora creara este libro.Explica detalladamente los procesos por los que se pasan cuando se tiene un hijo moribundo y fallece, ya sea de forma repentina o esperada. Así como el duelo y las acept [...]


    4. En pocas palabras es un libro hermoso, donde el significado de la muerte cambia radicalmente, donde se puede creer que cada ser humano tiene un proposito en este mundo y cuando se van es porque lo han cumplido aunque sea dificil de entender simplemente me encanto, en este libro se cuentan historias verdaderas de familias que perdieron inesperada o esperadamente a sus niñios y salieron adelante como mejores seres humanos.


    5. Este libro es desgarrador pero absolutamente hermoso y bien escrito. Por suerte, no he experimentado aún una pérdida como las que tratan en estos textos, pero las enseñanzas son buenas y positivas y útiles de todos modos. He releído este texto varias veces. Tiene un lenguaje sencillo y es muy inspirador. Y muy interesante.





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