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Death is a mysterious and enigmatic milestone that is a natural and absolute progression of life 1 however, innumerable patients endure considerable anguish during the dying process, in part because many physicians neglect treatment of the various domains of suffering that preclude a peaceful, tranquil, and dignified death. Cultural aspects of death and dying by marcia carteret, m ed | nov 3, 2010 while the end of life experience is universal, the behaviors associated with expressing. Five spiritual signs that death is nearing plan rituals and ceremonies appropriate for the dying process rely on your spirituality to comfort you. When we peruse spiritual quotes about dying, we have the opportunity to try on a more expanded perspective of dying and explore its effect on our well being.
As death approaches, spiritual concerns often become even more important honoring spirituality: to take care of the whole person, all needs must be met: psychological, social, biological and spiritual. Connection, creativity and compassion are vitally necessary in end of life stages for both the dying and those around them. This article reviews literature and research on spirituality and its possible neurobiological mechanisms in relation to aging, mental and physical health, and coping with death and dying.Download