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Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría

On-line version ISSN 2340-2733Print version ISSN 0211-5735


GOMEZ ESTEBAN, Rosa. The doctor facing death. Rev. Asoc. Esp. Neuropsiq. [online]. 2012, vol.32, n.113, pp.67-82. ISSN 2340-2733.

Changes arise in relation to death throughout history. Collect the most significant speech of the process of a group of doctors whose task was to work on the doctor-patient relationship, analyzing the emerging arising in relation to the issue of death. Are evident in the medical defense mechanisms of denial intense face of death of patients over the more complex relationship with his own death. We work on these anxieties and defense mechanisms in noting that the task force is a useful tool for preparing for difficult medical problems facing the death of patients.

Keywords : death; emerging defense mechanisms of denial; the task force.

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