Volts of Connection: Visual Case Studies  Revisited.  Grief Matters Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement. 19(1)2016.
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Hannelore Wass: Insights into Creative Teaching and Other Ways of Knowing when Facing Aging and Mortality. In  Festschrift for Hannelore Wass, Founding Editor of Death Studies. Death Studies. Vol. 39(9) 2015.
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Using the Arts and Humanities with the Dying, Bereaved,…and Ourselves. In Stillion,J., Attig, T.(Eds.). Death, Dying and Bereavement: Contemporary Perspectives, Institutions and Practices. NY:Springer. 245-259. click to view

Communicating with the Dead:Timeless Insights and Interventions from the Arts. Omega, 70(1)119-132, 2014-2015. (Festschrift for R. Kastenbaum.) click to view

“Expressive Arts and Thanatology: An Image a Day," ADEC Forum. 37(1),2011,1,3-4,7.
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“AIDS in Africa: Blurring the Boundaries Between Life and Art,” The Forum. 29(4),2003, 4-5.
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“Public Tragedy and the Arts,” in Living With Grief Coping with Public Tragedy, Lattanzi-Licht, M, Doka, K, (Eds), NY: Hospice Foundation of America/Brunner Routledge, 2003. 
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“Visual Case Studies: A Practice Tool for Dialogue about HIV and Social Services,” Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services: Research, Practice & Policy, 1(2), 2002, 79-86.

“Thinking Out Loud, or What is a Humanist Like You Doing in a Place Like That?” _Illness, Crisis & Loss, 9(1) Jan. 2001, 70-89.

“Volts of Connection: The Arts as Shock Therapy,” Grief Matters:Australian Journal of Grief & Bereavement, 3(3) Summer, 2000, 51-53.
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“Why the Humanities: Setting the Stage for Dialogue," J. Geriatric Psych 33(2), 2000.

With Bailey, S., Bridgman, M., et al., “The Arts and Humanities in Health Care and Education,” Death Studies, 24:365-375, 2000.

"Ars Moriendi: Illuminations on 'The Good Death' from the Arts and Humanities,” A Good Dying: Shaping Health Care for the Last Months of Life, Harrold, J., Lynn, J. (Eds.), 1998: Hayworth, NY, 5-26.

With Marks, S., Penney, J., "Foundations for Education about Death and Dying in Medicine," Clinical Anatomy, 10:118-122, 1997.
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"From the Very First Patient to the Very Last: Soul Pain, Aesthetic Distance and the Training of Physicians, " in Death and the Quest for Meaning, Strack, S. (Ed.), Jason Aranson, Northvale, NJ, 1997.

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"Case Study: A 'Good' Death," Hospice Update, Academy of Hospice Physicians Quarterly, 5(4), 1995.

With Winkler, M. G., "Medicine and the Arts," Academic Medicine, 70(9) 822-823, 1955.

Using Story, Film, and Drama to Help Children Cope with Death," in Bereaved Children and Teens, Grollman, E.A. (Ed.), Beacon, Boston, 1995.

Bearing the Unbearable: From Loss the Gain," in The Path Ahead, DeSpelder, L., Stickland, A.L. (Eds.) Mayfield, CA, 1995.

Past the Smart of Feeling: Images of Grief in Literature, Art, and Pop Culture," in Dying, Death, Bereavement, Corless, I, et al. (Eds.), Jones & Bartlett, Boston, 1944.

With Sumpter, H., Greene, H., "Bereavement and Grief," in Introduction to Clinical Medicine, Greene, H. (Ed.), Decker, Philadelphia, 1991.

Children and Death: Insights, Hindsights, and Illuminations,” in Children and Death, Papadatos/Papadatou (Eds.), Hemisphere, NY, 1991.

Death: A Primer for All Ages, Thanatology Research and Education Center, NY, 1990. [Monograph]

"Aging Grace: Treatments of the Aged in the Arts," Death Studies, 13 (6), 1989.

With Marks, S.  "The Dissection Experience as a Laboratory for Self-Discovery about Death and Dying: Another Side of Clinical Anatomy," Clinical Anatomy, 2:103-113. 1988

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"Attending to Unmeasurables and Unmentionables in Medical Education," Bulletin of the Society for Health and Human Values, 17(1), 1987.
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With Wertheimer, M. D., Wheeler, B., "Humanities in Surgery: A Life-Threatening Situation: Communicating the Diagnosis," Death Studies, 10(5), 1986.


With Greene, H., Wyatt, C., "Humanistic Health Care in a Hospice/Palliative Care Setting," in Death Education for the Health Care Professional, Benoliel, J. (Ed.), McGraw-Hill, NY, 1982.


Communicating with the Dead: An Ongoing Experience as Expressed in Art, Literature, and Song," in Between Life and Death, Kastenbaum, R. J., Ed., Springer, NY, 1979.

With Krant, M. J., "To Know of Suffering and the Teaching of Empathy," in Social Science and Medicine, 
Vol.2, Pergamon, Great Britain, 1977.

Death Education in the Face of a Taboo," in Concerning Death: A Practical Guide for the Living, Grollman, E. (Ed.), Beacon, Boston, MA, 1974.

Dying: Study Guide to Accompany Film Dying (WGBH), PBS, Boston, MA, 1976.

Foreword to Grief and the Expressive Arts: Practices for Creating Meaning. Thompson, B., Neimeyer, R. (Eds.). NY: Routledge, 2014.

Foreword to Caregiver Stress and Staff Support in Illness, Dying, and Bereavement. I. Renzenbrink (Ed.). NY:Oxford. (vi-viii). 2011.

Foreword to The Path Through Grief by M. Bouvard and E. Gladu, Prometheus, NY, 1998.

Foreword to AIDS, Fear and Society: Challenging the Dreaded Disease. K. Doka (Ed.). NY:Taylor & Francis, (xi-xvii). 1997. .

Foreword to The Girl in the Raindrop by R. Kastenbaum, Hemisphere, NY, 1991.