Thanatology Review

Electronic Journal

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Volume 24

Number 4 · 2020

Eszter Ferber · Anticipatory grief - concept, occurrence and how to support coping

Ferenc Mújdricza · Ageless Terror: Reconsideration of Ariès’ Model for Western Death Attitudes

Ágnes Anna Kovács, Henrietta Benkő, Judit Hegedűs and Dr. Gábor Benyó · Paediatric palliative care in Hungary - as parents see us

Ágota Vinczeffy · Consciousness Beyond Life? Near-Death Experiences and Consciousness Phenomena as Interpreted by Pim van Lommel

Bettina Bence · Memento mori photo exhibition by Noémi Szécsi

Number 3 · 2020

Edina Tomán · The lived experience of dying through the mirror of interpretative phenomenological analysis

Petra Szimon · On the trails of death awareness I.: Relations between fear of death and the meaning of life

Dóra Csikós · Digital Legacy - smoothing out or engraving our digital print

Number 2 · 2020

Orsolya Katalin Penz · Breaking the painful silence. What the coronavirus can teach us

Éva Zsák · Ethical dilemmas in perinatal palliative care

Dr. László Nemes · Long illness borne with patience - Virtues at the end of life

Dr. Tamás Barcsi · The smooth and untroubled face of a man lying in a Steel Tank - Noteson a chapter of Dénes Krusovszky’s novel: Whom we’ll never ever be

Number 1 · 2020

Dr. Bernadett Kiss · The process of loss among chronically ill homeless men

Dr. Izolda Takács · De Philosophia Mortis - Philosophical reflections on death and preparation for death and thanatological aristocracy

Dr. Sándor Kőmüves · Integral Palliative Care - The Belgian Model

Éva Albertné Bereczky and Tímea Békési · The Flower of Hope from a Finnish seed - Grief support groups in Hungary for children who have lost a parent and for their families, based on a Finnish example

Kíra Karagits and Dr. Emese Berta · Does virtual reality obstruct or catalyze the grief process?

Volume 23

Number 4 · 2019

Tímea Békési · Dependencies and losses - Lack of traditional culture in the background of addictions, in particular regarding unprocessed grief

Otilia Pethe, Erika Tuza and Dr. Ágnes Zana · Effects and opportunities of animal-assisted intervention in palliative care

Dr. József Krékits · Self-mutilation or self-fulfillment? - Existence towards death in Ibsen’s drama Peer Gynt

Attila Dobai · Letting go and mourning in the urban and virtual space

Number 3 · 2019

Dr. Sándor Kőmüves · Physician-Assisted Suicide in Switzerland. - The new medical-ethical guideline issued by the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences: Management of dying and death (2018)

Dr. Tamás Barcsi · The power of finitude. Thoughts on death, tracing Badiou

Dr. Emőke Sarungi · Thoughts on the concept of complicated grief

Dóra Csikós · Shifting the focus to early planning in end-of-life education

Dr. András Zelena · The possibility to compost human bodies

Number 2 · 2019

Éva Zsák and Dr. Katalin Hegedűs · Experiences of loss, grief, coping strategies of the healthcare personnel in perinatal care. A review of literature

Edina Tomán · Grief reactions and difficulties among psychiatric patients

Luca Hodász and Dr. Krisztina Tóth · The practice of creating a living will, the advance directive on refusing medical treatments

Ákos Németh · Illness and Death as Literary Experience by Mihály Babits

Number 1 · 2019

Dr. Csaba Simkó · Man, where have you come... - End-of-life suffering in palliative care literature and practice

dr. Timea Somosiné dr. Tésenyi · Human Encounter - Overlaps of Pastoral Care and Hospice

Edina Gradvohl and György Németh · The exposure of infants in ancient time

Dr. András Zelena · Changing attitudes towards alternative burial methods

Volume 22

Number 4 · 2018

Dr. Sándor Kőmüves · The modern hospice - Cicely Saunders’ theological-philosophical foundations

Number 3 · 2018

Dr. Katalin Rácz and Dr. Éva Baráth · Death as a way to spiritual health - (Case study)

Csilla Busa, Dr. Judit Zeller and Dr. Ágnes Csikós · Prevailing opinions and knowledge about end-of-life decision making within the Hungarian population

Éva Zsák and Petra Geiszbühl-Szimon · Ways to remember in perinatal loss

Petra Geiszbühl-Szimon and Éva Zsák · Drifted by losses - the challenges of assisted reproduction technology procedures in the light of losses

Number 2 · 2018

Dr. Katalin Hegedűs and Katalin Munk · Hospice in Hungary - a statistical review

Dr. László Herczeg · Communication with cancer patients and their families

Ilona Gaal · Doctor-Patient Relationship - Communication Program of the Hungarian Hospice Foundation

Kinga Réka Farkas · Hospice volunteering based on foreign model

Number 1 · 2018

Ferencné Sövényi · Pieces from the past, or the birth of the Hungarian hospice story. - The beauty and the difficulties of the first decade

Júlia Schumicky and Dalma Hosszú · Soulbird Camp - Introducing a Complex Program Helping the Grieving Process of Families who lost their Child

Volume 21

Number 4 · 2017

Cecília Molnár · Journal

Edina Gradvohl and György Németh · A lethal laughter: the sardonic smile

Petra Geiszbühl-Szimon and Dr. László Nemes · Death Café Budapest

Number 3 · 2017

Dr. Győző Pék and Anett Kassai · Care and nursing for people living with dementia: levels of decision making and end-of-life issues

Gabriella Kiss · The labyrinth of the nursing roles in the care of dementia patients. - The difficulty of suffering or the importance of positive attitudes in the helpers’ coping processes

Éva Zsák · Upon the death of a small boy: grief and loss around Charlie Gard

Number 2 · 2017

Dr. Gábor Benyó, Renáta Liliána Révész and Istvánné Králik · Introduction and a case study of the Tábitha Hospice House for Children and Young Adults

Dr. Csaba Simkó · Eternal flame - Stories from 22 years of hospice history

László Ervin Gáspár · What can be said and what cannot - a thanatological approach to Ludwig Wittgenstein’s early philosophy

Éva Zsák · The Italian calvary of a death longed for: Dj Fabo’s long journey into his desired peace

Number 1 · 2017

Viktória Michnai · Peculiarities of the work of psychologists working with cancer patients in home care services

Dr. Henriett Hirdi, Miklós Lukács, Ildikó Tóthné Bucsek, Judit Schaffer, Anita Majerné Horváth and Dr. Zoltán Balogh · Living and working conditions of people working in home care services and hospice care on the basis of a national survey

Attila Raschka Nathan · The Customs of Grief and Care of the Dying in a Village of Today

Dr. András Zelena · Open Day at the Crematorium after a Taboo is Refuted on the Internet

Katalin Munk · Kharon: Impact assessment of our online update (2016-2017)

Péter Esterházy · Pancreas Diary (Dr. András Zelena)

Volume 20

Number 4 · 2016

Luca Hodász, Emese Lőrik and Dr. Krisztina Tóth · Reflections on end-of-life decisions in connection with individual cases

Dr. Orsolya Szépe · The matter of death and dying through the eyes of undergraduates and hospice workers - An analysis of two focus group interviews

Edina Tomán · Grieving the loss of a sibling as a child - A review on the international literature

Dr. Katalin Hegedűs · A classification of palliative care in Europe based on various aspects

Karl Ove KnausgÅrd · Death - My agony 1 (Dr. András Zelena)

Number 3 · 2016

Dóra Csikós · Promoting the realisation of end-of-life needs in doctor-patient communication - An introduction to the Serious Illness Care Program

Petra Geiszbühl-Szimon · Should we talk about death? - The impact of group discussions on the fear of death and on the attitude towards death

Krisztina Fődi and Marcell Szily · Nona, decima, morta - For some, the sun dial darkens too early, or rather: the ceasing sunshine of the broken mind

Attila Raschka Nathan · The art of dying

Number 2 · 2016

Kinga Réka Farkas · The role of hospice volunteering in 2016 - based on the survey of Hungarian Hospice Palliative Association

Marica Wild · Volunteer management practices of Budapest hospice care providers

Cecília Molnár · Why is it difficult and why is it easy to be a children's hospice volunteer?

Dr. János Kollár · Swan Song - Music therapy in hospice

Number 1 · 2016

Dr. Géza Czékus · Abstracts from bereavement poems - (Svilojevo, Vojvodina)

Kinga Margit Velkey · The relationship of young people with dying - Lessons of a school voluntary program

Dr. András Zelena · Are obituaries acceptable on social media?

Volume 19

Number 4 · 2015

Péter Zengő · The signs of distorted grief (István Szilágyi: Kő hull apadó kútba - Stone Falls into a Receding Well)

Dr. Géza Czékus · Muslim funeral in Subotica

Elvira Parravicini · Care for the incurable: neonatal comfort care as a method - (translated by E. Zs:)

Number 3 · 2015

Diána Gizella Sipőcz · The attitudes of Krishna consciousness believers in Hungary towards death

Kinga Réka Farkas and Dr. Adrienne Kegye · Processing loss by the widowed and divorced

Dr. András Zelena · Death notification as an act of communication

Márton Horváth · Worlds on the other side: Zoroastrianism’s concept of the afterlife

Number 1-2 · 2015

Zoltán Vincze and Dr. János Pilling · Contemporary funeral and mourning traditions of the Gipsies: - research findings based on in-depth interviews

András Csongor Zsolczer · Some current ethical and legal questions about end-of-life decisions

Judit Nyírő · Do you have any idea what it feels like to find out that you have cancer? - Oncology from the perspective of a medical student

Volume 18

Number 4 · 2014

Georgina Mucsi · Social work in hospice care 2. - Education, most common tasks, professional support

Dr. András Zelena · On the psychology of tribute videos on file-sharing sites

Dr. András Zelena · Traumatic grief as an organizational pattern in poems - Illustrated by an example of Attila József

Fanni Herczeg · The symbolic relationship between death and sexuality in the character of the femme fatale

Number 3 · 2014

Péter Zengő · Pride grew by death. The role-plays of grief - (Mourning by László Németh)

Tóth Anett · Would you like to play that we die? - Investigation of death anxiety in kindergarten children and their parents, and of their death-related communication

Éva Zsák · How do people of Italy see the right to die? - through the case of Eluana Englaro

Number 2 · 2014

Ludovica de Panfilis · Ethical aspects of palliative sedation

Dr. Orsolya Szépe · The relationship to illness, to dying, and the awareness of hospice care among university and college students. - Partial results of a survey research

Mátyásné Keresztes · Spreading hospice mentality among the inhabitants of Ugod

Dóra Csikós, Luca Hodász and Dr. Lili Vaits · End-of-life planning - Awareness-raising and practical help - Presentation of the End-of-Life Planning Foundation

Number 1 · 2014

Dr. László Nemes · That to study philosophy is to learn to die - Philosophical praxis at the end of life

Dr. Katalin Hegedűs and Katalin Munk · Hospice care in Hungary

Dr. Gábor Benyó · Children’s hospice in Hungary

Kósa György · What did I learn from the deaths of Violetta Valéry and Ivan Ilyich?

Nagyné Dr. Tóth Margit · Our everyday fear of death

Dr. László Nemes · Death Café - A new movement for promoting public discourse on death

Volume 17

Number 3-4 · 2013

Tímea Tóth · Taboos, mistaken beliefs, difficulties - experts on hospice care Part 3 - Interview with Mária Markó social work volunteer and bereavement counselor of the Budapest Hospice House

Andrea Hübner · Corpse as a Monument: a theoretical attempt related to the Auto-Icon of Jeremy Bentham

Ágnes Zsuzsanna Deák · Difficulties in communication with dying patients

Panagiotis Pentaris · The social reality of culture and death: the case of Afghanistan

Szlepák Bálint · The importance of the course ‘Anthropology of Death’ - A dentist meets death

Number 2 · 2013

Tímea Tóth · Taboos, misconceptions, difficulties – experts about hospice Part 2. - Interview with Dr. Katalin Hegedűs, professor at the University of Semmelweis, leader member of the Hungarian Hospice Palliative Association

Dr. Orsolya Márta Péter · Mors acerba. How did the Romans experience child death?

Diána Gizella Sipőcz · Death and Krishna consciousness without limits

Luca Orsolya Boross · Animal therapy and dying children

Number 1 · 2013

Tímea Tóth · Taboos, misconceptions, difficulties – experts about hospice Part 1. - Interview with Gyöngyi Balogh from the Korányi Hospital Polcz Alaine Hospice-Palliative Department

Mária Tasnádi and Krisztina Gabriella Szabó · Self-exploration and posttraumatic growth (PTG) in patients diagnosed with cancer

Emese Donauer · If only living people existed... the Earth would be completely uninhabitable. - The possibility of survival after death in Marcel’s thanatological intersubjectivity

Volume 16

Number 4 · 2012

Szilvia Anna Kiss · Touched by grief - The role of touching habits in the process of mourning

Dániel Tamás Kovács · Game Over - Vision of Death in Videogames

Júlia Vaszari · The potential impact of the television series ER on attitudes to pain relief

Kinga Margit Velkey · The etiquette of mourning - How the etiquette of mourning and the vision of death changed during the 19th and 20th centuries

Number 3 · 2012

Makai Nóra Csilla · Evaluation of behavioural patterns in normal grief and in complicated grief, and of support forms

Dr. Bálint Boga · The old man and the shadow of death - An essay

Number 1-2 · 2012

Georgina Mucsi and Zsuzsanna Kerekes · Social work in Hospice care. Results of an online questionnaire

Dr. Emőke Sarungi and Andrea Herke Dahlgren · Grief Recovery - Method description

Eszter Biró · The psychological limitations of painkilling

Tímea Tóth · Dilemmas in hospice care. Rejected handshake? - Results of an online survey made with participation of final-year social pedagogy students

Volume 15

Number 4 · 2011

Petra Tóth · Hypnos and Thanatos On the border between dream and reality; the dead returning to us in our dreams

Tünde Édes and Zsuzsanna Kerekes · Mourning the living. Anticipatory grief in men’s loss processing

Anna Weiszburg · Haptonomy, application of the healing touch in palliative care

Dóra Anett Czenke · Lilla’s Story: A terminally ill child’s vision of life and death

Number 2-3 · 2011

Gábor Daróczy · The Phenomenon of Death at the Benedictines

Péter Zengő · Legal relationships - Complicated mourning in László Németh’s novel Loathing

Eszter Henczi · Investigating psychologists’ and pastors’ vision of death

Marietta Kékes Szabó · Experiences of loss and the ways of psychological health development

Number 1 · 2011

Georgina Mucsi · Social work in hospice care

Dr. Katalin Hegedűs and Katalin Munk · Hospice care 2010 - based on the survey of the Hungarian Hospice-Palliative Association

Volume 14

Number 4 · 2010

Dénes Kovács · The message of the Ars Moriendi Boards

Dr. Joan M. Borst · The grief, loss, and coping associated with chronic illness

Imre Limpár · Thoughts about existence and non-existence

Number 3 · 2010

Lukas Radbruch - Sheila Payne és az Európai Palliatív Szövetség Vezetősége · White paper on standards and norms for hospice and palliative care in Europe – part 1.

Lukas Radbruch - Sheila Payne és az Európai Palliatív Szövetség Vezetősége · White paper on standards and norms for hospice and palliative care in Europe – part 2.

Number 2 · 2010

Dr. Eszter Biró, Dr. Katalin Muszbek, Dr. Mónika Mailáth, Gyöngyi Porkoláb, Anita Kovács and Brigitta Sándor · Field of Dignity Programme: New Potentials for Shaping Attitudes towards the Hospice Movement in Hungary

Anett Mária Tróbert · Spiritual counsellor prospects: from death and beyond – the Christian hope

Julianna Kósáné Dr. Oláh · Being among the dying as a healthy child. Thoughts about a young adult novel

Péter Zengő · The stages of death in The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy

Dr. János Pilling · The cultural anthropology and psychology of death, dying and mourning. Chrestomathy

Number 1 · 2010

Erzsébet Vizinger · Grief and autogenic training

Dr. Orsolya Szépe and Nóra Ferdinandy · Intimacy and publicity - Some characteristics of mourning and death-related blogs

Volume 13

Number 4 · 2009

Dr. Csaba Simkó · How can we help our child accept the unacceptable? - Information for teachers and parents to help children with the process of mourning

Réka Eszter Cserepes and Győző Pék · Family status: widow. A psychological assessment of the changes brought about by the loss of a husband, with special regard to gender role modification

Number 3 · 2009

Ágnes Gérecz · Concept of death in Roma children’s fantasy

Nelja Szmereka · The remains of death rituals in Valentin Rasputin’s novel entitled The Last Term

Number 2 · 2009

Ildikó Horányi · Opening Speech at the Awards Ceremony of the Kharon Study Competition sponsored by the Hungarian Hospice-Palliative Association

Zsófia Katalin Varga, Dániel Baksa and Adrienn K. Szilágyi · Investigating the attitude towards death and its correlates in the population of critical care professionals: among nurses working in intensive care units and in hospice care

Magdolna Singer · Post-traumatic personality development in perinatal grief

Number 1 · 2009

Imre Limpár · The relation of our society to death

Judit Schaffer · Home nursing care and hospice care: similarities and differences

Dr. Eszter Biró · Positive experiences at the end of life

Katalin Kiss · The opinions on euthanasia in Hungary

Volume 12

Number 3-4 · 2008

Georgina László · Successes, failures and difficulties- the SWOT-analysis and evaluation of the Hungarian hospice system

Zsófia Mária Marosvölgyi · The examination of human consciousness: changes in fear of death and in values after a near-death experience

Erzsébet Igari · Funeral traditions in Felsőváros and Sárkeresztes (suburbs of Székesfehérvár)

Alexandra Amira Alkaysi · Death and burial in Islam

Number 1-2 · 2008

Magdolna Singer · Modern Taygetus

Eszter Gloviczkiné Henter · Death before life

Zsuzsanna Borbáth · Being present. As a social worker beside the dying

Zoltán Figusch · Soft hours: Psychodrama technique used in individual mourning process

Szabolcs Tusori · Hospice in Krishna Consciousness

Volume 11

Number 3-4 · 2007

IMPaCCT · IMPaCCT: standards for paediatric palliative care in Europe

Judit Schaffer · Hospice Marketing: Presenting a Service Level Model

Dr. Ágnes Zana · Death and Dying in Visual Media – How is Our Vision of Death Shaped through Media Influence?

Mária Magdolna Molnár · Drawing analysis as a psychodiagnostic tool for mapping the image of death in young schoolchildren

László Kürti · Death and Identity among Hungarian Emigrants to America

Number 1-2 · 2007

Ágota Kovács · Relationship between spirituality and attitude to death in the human soul

Eszter Mohilla · An aspect of the image of death in our multicultural society. How do Moslem believers relate to the notion of death and dying?

Henrietta Kelemen · Thoughts on perinatal grief with reference to a case study

Veronika Szitás · Grief in the body, body in grief. Catharina’s choice

Sándor András Kicsi · On various zombies

Volume 10

Number 3-4 · 2006

Carlos Centeno, David Clark, Thomas Lynch, Javier Rocafort, David Praill, Liliana De Lima, Anthony Greenwood, Luis Alberto Flores, Simon Brasch and Amelia Giordano · Facts and indicators on palliative care development in 52 countries of the who European Region. Results of an EAPC Task Forc

György Gyukits, Cecília Keresztes and Dr. Katalin Muszbek · The facilities to organize hospice care in the population living in persistent poverty

Dr. Katalin Hegedűs, Dr. Ágnes Zana and Gábor Szabó · Medical students’ image of death and effects of courses dealing with death and dying

Gyöngyi Körtvélyesiné Samu, Dr. Katalin Barabás and Dr. Albertné Mari · Experiences of medical students participating at thanatology courses

Mária Szántó · Should we do grief work? Apropos of the thanatology course...

Attila Kazi-Tóth · Dying and after-death states in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition

Number 1-2 · 2006

Kathleen M. Foley · The past and future of palliative care

Mónika Turcsányi and Adrien Rigó · Medical students’ fear from death and its effect on empathy during medical education

Ádám Vajsz · Adjudication of euthanasia among medical students

Alexandra Kugler · A bifurcating road – birth and death – why I became a helper?

Volume 9

Number 3-4 · 2005

Preventing Suicide

Magdolna Singer · Babies crying in women’s dreams - Interviews with parents losing their fetus or child

Éva Petrőczi · “Kindertotenlieder” – Depiction of child-death in puritan literature.

Number 1-2 · 2005

Reimer Gronemeyer, Michaela Fink, Marcel Globisch and Felix Schumann · Palliative Care in Europa

Irén Szabóné Berta · Hospice care in the reflect of quality guidance

Attila Matkócsik · „Theatre of dying” – The dying gubernator of Transylvania

Volume 8

Number 4 · 2004

Dr. Csaba Simkó · Severely ill in the family

Alexandra Fleischer · Investigation of psychic and somatic diseases connected to loss

Gábor Debrődi · Early patient-transport methods in emergency medicine history

Sándor András Kicsi · Coffin and Cross

Number 3 · 2004

Enikő Földesi and Csilla Zsámbor · Psychic leading of the incurably ill child and his/her family

Dr. János Pilling · Dignity of leave-taking - (Issues of treatment of the dead body)

Sándor András Kicsi · Verlaine: Gaspard Hauser chante

Volume 6

Number winter-spring · 2002

Béatrice Welchinger · Legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide in the Netherlands: a challenge for European countries

Claire Frederick · The hypnotherapeutic relationship with the terminally ill patient

László András Magyar · Masticatio Mortuorum - The Dead Who Munch

Tibor Szenti · Disturbing the dead - Part II