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Conference Paper: From despair to peace: spiritual experience of Chinese palliative care patients at the end of life

TitleFrom despair to peace: spiritual experience of Chinese palliative care patients at the end of life
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Issue Date2012
PublisherSociety for Social Work and Research.
Citation
The 16th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR 2012), Washington, DC., 11-15 January 2012. How to Cite?
AbstractBACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Spirituality has been increasingly recognized as a central component of holistic well-being at the end of life. Yet, most studies on spirituality in palliative care have focused on the experience of people from a Judeo-Christian tradition; there is very little information on the perspective of patients from other backgrounds. Given that spirituality encompasses both the religious and non-religious meaning and values of an individual, understanding how people in different cultures find peace and make sense of life and death becomes of paramount importance for culturally respectful practice. The purpose of this study is to ...
DescriptionTheme: Research That Makes a Difference: Advancing Practice and Shaping Public Policy
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/160781

 

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dc.contributor.authorLeung, PPYen_US
dc.contributor.authorNg, POKen_US
dc.contributor.authorLo, RSKen_US
dc.contributor.authorChan, CLWen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-16T06:20:25Z-
dc.date.available2012-08-16T06:20:25Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 16th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR 2012), Washington, DC., 11-15 January 2012.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/160781-
dc.descriptionTheme: Research That Makes a Difference: Advancing Practice and Shaping Public Policy-
dc.description.abstractBACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Spirituality has been increasingly recognized as a central component of holistic well-being at the end of life. Yet, most studies on spirituality in palliative care have focused on the experience of people from a Judeo-Christian tradition; there is very little information on the perspective of patients from other backgrounds. Given that spirituality encompasses both the religious and non-religious meaning and values of an individual, understanding how people in different cultures find peace and make sense of life and death becomes of paramount importance for culturally respectful practice. The purpose of this study is to ...-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherSociety for Social Work and Research.-
dc.relation.ispartofAnnual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, SSWR 2012en_US
dc.titleFrom despair to peace: spiritual experience of Chinese palliative care patients at the end of lifeen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailLeung, PPY: pamelalt@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailNg, POK: panokng@gmail.comen_US
dc.identifier.emailChan, CLW: cecichan@hku.hk-
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dc.identifier.authorityChan, CLW=rp00579en_US
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dc.identifier.hkuros203627en_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited States-

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