Berna van Baarsen
Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands
- Theories on coping with loss: the impact of social support and self-esteem on adjustment to emotional and social loneliness following a partner's death in later lifeBerna van Baarsen
Department of Metamedica, Philosophy and Medical Ethics Section, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S33-42. 2002..e., less incongruity). According to the theory of relational loneliness, the partner's death leads to a loss of identity, thus increasing emotional loneliness, and social support does not mitigate emotional loneliness following a loss...
- The medical practice of patient autonomy and cancer treatment refusals: a patients' and physicians' perspectiveTitia van Kleffens
VU University Medical Center, Department of Philosophy and Medical Ethics, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Soc Sci Med 58:2325-36. 2004..Discussing the respect shift may serve to clarify underlying thoughts and principles in the decision-making process for both physicians and patients...