On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss
|Author:||Elisabeth Kübler-Ross; David A. Kessler; Maria Shriver (Foreword by)|
""On Grief and Grieving" is a heartfelt tribute to all who have lost a loved one from a woman who changed our lives by changing our relationship to death and dying. What a wonderful book Elisabeth and David have written." -- Caroline Myss
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, MD, (1926-2004) was a Swiss-born psychiatrist, humanitarian, and co-founder of the hospice movement around the world. She was also the author of the groundbreaking book "On Death and Dying," which first discussed The Five Stages of Grief. Elisabeth authored twenty-four books in thirty-six languages and brought comfort to millions of people coping with their own deaths or the death of a loved one. Her greatest professional legacy includes teaching the practice of humane care for the dying and the importance of sharing unconditional love. Her work continues by the efforts of hundreds of organizations around the world, including The Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation: EKRFoundation.org. David Kessler is the coauthor of "Life Lessons: Two Experts on Death and Dying Teach Us About the Mysteries of Life and Living." On his own, he is the author of "The Needs of the Dying," which received praise from Mother Teresa and has been translated into eleven languages. He is a nationally recognized leader in the field of hospice and palliative care.