Facing the final curtain
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Facing the final curtain

David O’Driscoll Visiting research fellow, University of Hertfordshire

Should health professionals support and help people with a learning disability – who might not otherwise understand they are dying – face death in a more open way?

I have been seeing a man for psychotherapy who has a serious cancer diagnosis, he has been given six to nine months to live.

Learning Disability Practice. 21, 1, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ldp.21.1.13.s13

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