TITLE

Spirituality and palliative care: a model of needs

AUTHOR(S)
Kellehear, A.
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;Mar2000, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p149
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper provides a theoretical model of spiritual needs in palliative care based on a review of the palliative care literature. Three sources of transcendence, the building blocks of spiritual meaning, are identified: the situational, the moral and biographical, and the religious. After these areas of transcendence are described and explained, implications for future theory, research and practice are identified.
ACCESSION #
3113315

 

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