Psychotherapeutic Interventions at the End of Life: A Focus on Meaning and Spirituality

@article{Breitbart2004PsychotherapeuticIA,
  title={Psychotherapeutic Interventions at the End of Life: A Focus on Meaning and Spirituality},
  author={W. Breitbart and Christopher Gibson and Shannon R. Poppito and Amy C. Berg},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={49},
  pages={366 - 372}
}
Medical and psychological discourse on end-of-life care has steadily shifted over the years from focusing primarily on symptom control and pain management to incorporating more person-centred approaches to patient care. Such approaches underscore the significance of spirituality and meaning making as important resources for coping with emotional and existential suffering as one nears death. Though existential themes are omnipresent in end-of-life care, little has been written about their… Expand
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