How the Terminal Patient Accepts Dying

  • Sylvia Poss


Crisis theory has alerted us to the work that people have to do for themselves to master any life crisis.1 Dying is life’s terminal crisis. It demands of the dying patient a great deal of physical, social, intellectual, spiritual, and emotional effort to achieve death with dignity.


Religious Faith Crisis Intervention Terminal Care Terminal Patient Impending Death 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sylvia Poss
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  1. 1.Johannesburg HospitalJohannesburgSouth Africa

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