The Will Doctor® Notes the Emerging Discipline of Thanatology: the study of Death

As the baby boomers start thinking about old age, the study of death will grow.  Already a specialty with a course of study, there are a few organizations which you should be aware of: ADEC:  The Association for Death Education and Counseling® is an international, professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence and recognizing diversity in death education, care of the dying, grief counseling and research in thanatology.  Based on quality research, theory and practice, the association provides information, support and resources to its international, multicultural, multidisciplinary membership and to the public. The Center for Thanatology: A publisher, but an interesting site (and museum) for the Will Doctor! The process of dying is still little understood, but I learned a great deal from a […]

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