Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Crossing boundaries: visual representations of death and dying

  • Crossing boundaries: visual representations of death and dying

    Mary T. ShannonPortland, Oregon, United States Introduction How do we as clinicians, caregivers, and fellow human beings talk about death and dying in our culture, or perhaps more precisely, how do we not talk about it? Many avoid the topic out of fear, denial, or discomfort, creating silent narratives that torment, isolate, and separate at…