Family Crucibles of Chronic Illness and Death

The Family Crucibles of Chronic Illness and Death

Families Under Fire, October 4, 2001
Dr. Susanne Frost Olsen, Associate Professor
Marriage, Family, & Human Development Program, BYU

A couple of years ago I was invited to participate in a wonderful project, helping to write a book that was being produced on the Proclamation on the Family. I was privileged to work on a chapter on illness, disability, death, and other losses with several outstanding BYU colleagues and insightful graduate students. A number of the ideas that I will discuss today come from this chapter in what we now call

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