KOHLHAMMER PUBLISHERS. PALLIATIVE CARE
Do people who are diagnosed with cancer with good chances of recovery still feel close to death? And what does the confrontation with the finitude of life mean for the design of the living environments of these people? The researchers present here parts of the results of their study ‘Perception of time in subjective proximity to death’ and prove perception changes of people with a cancer diagnosis which occur independently of the actual, medical severity of their illness.