What we can learn from death rites of the past will help us treat the dead and grieving better today?
Buster, L. and Dayes, J. 2017. What we can learn from death rites of the past will help us treat the dead and grieving better today? The Conversation.
|Authors||Buster, L. and Dayes, J.|
These days many people know they are dying long before death finally arrives. Yet death, a natural event, is often seen as a failure of medicine. Despite the additional time modern healthcare may provide us, we still begin our conversations about the wishes of the dying and their families too late – or not at all. This reluctance to accept our own mortality does not serve us well.
|Keywords||Death; Memorials; Traditions; Objects|
|Publisher||The Conversation Trust|
|Online||11 Aug 2017|
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|Deposited||31 Jan 2022|
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