Counseling the Family of the Terminally Ill During Sickness and Death
Keywords: Counseling, Family, Terminal illness, Death, Islam
AbstractA center for counseling is practically nonexistent in the Muslim world. Likewise, Muslims living in the West, on many occasions, tend to seek the services of non-Muslim counselors when confronted with specific emotional social problems. This article serves to evolve a method of counseling the MusLim family, based on the teachings of the Glorious Qur'an and Hadith during three specific stages: upon news that the loved one is tcrminally ill, during his or her sickness, and after his or her death.
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