ERIC Number: EJ888394
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 41
Religious and Spiritual Beliefs: An Avenue to Explore End-of-Life Issues
Reiner, Summer M.
ADULTSPAN Journal, v6 n2 p111-118 Fall 2007
This literature review highlights the relationship between spirituality and/or religion and how people respond in the face of impending death. Attitudes toward physician-assisted suicide and hospice are explored. The author also offers recommendations to counselors for addressing religious and spiritual concerns.
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Literature Reviews, Spiritual Development, Death, Suicide, Hospices (Terminal Care), Physician Patient Relationship, Beliefs, Counseling Techniques, Intervention
American Counseling Association. 5999 Stevenson Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. Tel: 800-347-6647; Fax: 800-473-2329; Web site: http://www.aadaweb.org
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A