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Handbook of Thanatology
The Handbook of Thanatology is a comprehensive resource covering the fundamental and foundational knowledge in thanatology, compiled by some of ADEC's most well-respected and knowledgeable members. Its contents are based on the body of knowledge matrix, created initially by ADEC's Credentialing Council, Body of Knowledge Committee, and Test Committee.
There have been significant advances in the bridging of the research-practice gap since the first edition of the Handbook of Thanatology(2007). Such change raises new and important questions, and also brings a number of controversies and differences of opinion. This reality is especially true for a field like thanatology, because the practitioners come from varied fields and points of view.
Examples of questions that have surfaced since the first edition are:
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