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The Holocaust survivor's experience of death and dying : a model for social work assessment and intervention / by Mark David Friedman

Publication | Library Call Number: BF724.85.D43 F75 2002
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This paper investigates whether or not the experience of survivors of the Holocaust through the dying process follow the stages and tasks of dying as defined in the theoretical literature and the ramifications this has for the social worker serving these individuals and their families. The methodology employed was a library search to overlay the literature on death and dying upon the literature concerning Holocaust survivors. The study concludes that, for the most part, there is little congruence between the theories of dying and the coping mechanisms of the Holocaust survivor and that a different model of death and dying is required for this population. In order to provide a preliminary model and guide workers who might encounter terminally ill survivors and their families as patients and clients, approaches for engagement, assessment, and intervention are proposed and analyzed.

Format
Book
Author/Creator
Friedman, Mark David, 1953-
Published
2002
Includes bibliographical references (p. 88-91)
Language
English
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