ERIC Number: EJ299158
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Altruism: Reflections on a Neglected Aspect in Death Studies.
Jankofsky, Klaus P.; Stuecher, Uwe H.
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v14 n4 p335-53 1983-84
Identifies and discusses altruism as a basic trait of human character and behavior and explores its possible implications for the dying person. Observable in hospitals and literary-aesthetic representations, altruism is a part of the infinite variety of humanity's perceptions, activities, and experiences that make up the mosaic of life and death. (JAC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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