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Dr. Jay Wolfson

Head, Heart, and Hope: The Complex Challenges of Decision-Making at End of Life

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Dr. Jay Wolfson

In this episode, Dr. Jay Wolfson discusses his experience and reflections serving as guardian ad litem for Terri Schiavo, the young woman whose case captured the nation’s attention in 2003. Dr. Wolfson describes the clinical, political, and legal issues he encountered and the complex drama between the head (science) and the heart (hope) present as families and professionals make critical decisions that affect the life (and death) of others.

Interviewer: Deborah Waldrop, PhD, LMSW

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