Author(s): Michael Dunn
Death is a practical fact of all our lives and this handbook aims to equip anyone to be less fearful, more dispassionate and better prepared for death and bereavement. This family reference aims to remove much of the mystique surrounding the subject of death and bereavement. It offers information about the facts, processes and the emotional implication of death and includes practical help on making a will, living wills, organ and body donation and funeral planning. It explores the consequences for others of different sorts of death such as the death of a parent or a child, miscarriage, suicide, HIV/Aids and discusses death in a variety of cultures and traditions. It also includes lists of addresses and direction for further information.