RESEARCHING DEATH, MOURNING AND COMMEMORATION IN MODERN SCOTLAND
- Death and the Doctor. Bagnell, Kenneth // Canadian Funeral News;Aug2014, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p20
The article discusses the physicians' tendency to skip their patients' funeral as of 2014. The topics discussed include the views of physician Donald Cowan on the issue, association of the funeral with the failure of organized medicine, and lack of emotional control in bereaved people. Also...
- Changing Lives through Laughter. Weil, Nancy // Funeral Home & Cemetery News;Dec2015, pA4
The author opines that funeral industry teaches its practitioners to better appreciate the present moment, and suggests a more caring approach while dealing with families who are bereaved during the festive season.
- Harris Study for National Funeral Industry Group underscores importance and value of Memorialization to the Bereaved. // Funeral Home & Cemetery News;Jan2011, pA44
The article offers information on the study conducted by Harris Interactive on the funeral industry for the interest of Funeral and Memorial Information Council (FAMIC). It mentions that the study shows that funeral industry helps families to overcome their grief as cause by the death of loved...
- Coping with Death: Anticipatory Grief and Bereavement. Zilberfein, Felice // Generations;Spring99, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p69
Explores how to cope with the death of a loved one. Factors that make poor outcomes of bereavement more likely; High-risk factors to be aware of; Interventions and practice implications.
- I Wrote This for Her. Olivia // Teen Ink;Dec2015, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p14
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience losing a father at an early age and dedicating a remembrance for a grieving sister.
- Mourning Becomes Eclectic. Walsh, Meeka // Border Crossings;Nov2000, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p6
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of mourning the death of her dog.
- The Recording of Demographic Information on Death Certificates: A National Survey of Funeral Directors. Hahn, Robert A.; Wetterhall, Scott F.; Gay, George A.; Harshbarger, Dorothy S.; Burnett, Carol A.; Parrish, Roy Gibson; Orend, Richard J. // Public Health Reports;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p37
Assesses the methods used by funeral directors in determining the demographic information recorded on death certificates. Recommendations for funeral directors; Results of a survey of funeral directors regarding their formal training in death certification; Proposed measures for obtaining...
- In This Issue. St. John, Jon // Mortuary Management;Apr2014, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p6
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including aftercare programs, the role of culture in defining emotional responses to death, and dealing with people who have no knowledge about the funeral industry.
- Undertaker. Chappel, Lee // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/28/1983, Vol. 286 Issue 6379, p1709
Focuses on the practical aspects of death in Great Britain. Estimation of finances; Changes in funeral customs; Role of funeral director.