The Truth About Death and Dying

The Truth About Death and Dying

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
Presents information on death and dying, covering such topics as suicide, grief, teenage deaths, death of a pet, the right to die, and violent death.

Facts on File
Death is a complex topic, and coping with its consequences is often difficult. At one point or another, everyone is faced with the death of a family member or friend. Whether confronting a sudden death, struggling to make business decisions about a death, or resolving end-of-life issues, this objective reference is designed to help readers understand and cope with the emotions and problems that arise from this experience.

The Truth About Death and Dying is an authoritative guide to this sensitive topic. Using straightforward language and offering clear and concise information, this reference covers the many issues, feelings, and processes that relate to death and dying. Diagnostic tests and question-and-answer features help teenagers gain a better understanding of the subject, and tables, charts, and statistics call out important facts. Extensive lists of resources include websites, hotlines, and suggestions for further reading, providing teens with all the information they need to fully understand this topic.

Topics include:
  • Common causes of teenage deaths
  • Death of a friend
  • Managing death
  • The process of dying
  • The process of grieving
  • and more.

& Taylor

Without preaching or dictating what readers should do, each volume in this series delivers current facts and straightforward information to help young people understand the consequences--good or bad--of the life choices they make, carefully explaining key health matters, social issues, financial elements, and other aspects of the selected topics.

Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books/Facts On File, c2005
ISBN: 9780816053032
Characteristics: xii, 196 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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