|aStaring at the sun :|bovercoming the terror of death /|cIrvin D. Yalom.
|aSan Francisco :|bJossey-Bass,|cc2008.
|aviii, 306 p. ;|c22 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aThe mortal wound -- Recognizing death anxiety -- The awakening experience -- The power of ideas -- Overcoming death terror through connection -- Death awareness : a memoir -- Addressing death anxiety : advice for therapists.
|aThe father of "existential psychotherapy" demonstrates that the fear of death can prompt an awakening to life and a realization that our connections to others and our influence on those around us are vital to our growth. Yalom also offers instructions for therapists seeking to help their patients overcome death anxiety.