Il modello della terapia della dignità nelle cure palliative

Journal title SALUTE E SOCIETÀ
Author/s Luigi Grassi, Giuseppe Moretto
Publishing Year 2017 Issue 2017/3 Language Italian
Pages 10 P. 94-103 File size 104 KB
DOI 10.3280/SES2017-003008
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While dealing with terminally ill patients during the last two decades, Prof. HM Chochinov has developed a short intervention, in a program of palliative care, with the aim to promote and enhance the dignity in dying people. Chochinov and his team have addressed several challenges that particularly influence the sense dignity, among them continuity of self, role preservation, acceptance, resilience and generativity. The Chochinov’s model of dignity therapy has been adopted in many Countries around the world, and it is now applied also in a few Italian centers.

Keywords: Dignity; dignity therapy; palliative care; Chochinov; acceptance; resilience.

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Luigi Grassi, Giuseppe Moretto, Il modello della terapia della dignità nelle cure palliative in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 3/2017, pp 94-103, DOI: 10.3280/SES2017-003008