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Author Bramstedt, Katrina.

Title The organ donor experience : good samaritans and the meaning of altruism / Katrina A. Bramstedt and Rena Down.

Publication Info. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., [2011]
©2011

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Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  617.9 BRA    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  617.954 BRA    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  617.954 BRAMSTEDT    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  617.954 B73O    Check Shelf
Description ix, 201 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-196) and index.
Summary "Organ donors are, by definition, altruists, and their act is even more generous when they remain anonymous. But altruism doesn't tell the whole story. There are myriad motivations, some subconscious, some conscious, that compel people to donate a part of themselves to someone they don't know. The Organ Donor Experience uncovers the desires, personalities and motivations of Good Samaritan organ donors and reveals much about the process of donating an organ to a needy recipient"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Organ donors.
Organ donors -- Psychology.
Generosity.
Donation of organs, tissues, etc.
Tissue Donors -- Popular Works.
Organ Transplantation -- Popular Works.
Altruism -- Popular Works.
ISBN 9781442211155 hardback
1442211156 hardback
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