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- n. Plural form of thanatologist.
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Because of this loophole, when certified thanatologists or CTs come across a case of what may be complicated grief, they are supposed to refer the client to a trained therapist such as a clinical social worker, psychologist, or psychiatrist.
In 2000, Dale Lund, the editor of the book Men Coping with Grief, faulted his fellow thanatologists for emphasizing dissimilarities in the grief response without looking at hard science.
Wille arrived at Sentara Potomac three years ago from a hospital in Eugene, Ore., that had a music therapy program and a staff of music thanatologists, who provide music during end-of-life care.
Music thanatologists say they use the harp for the many sounds it can make and for its warm, low, resonant tones.
The thanatologists respond to requests and referrals from doctors, social workers, families and nurses.