Психологическое сопровождение неизлечимо больных в хосписе как социально-гуманитарная практика современности
In the article it is discussed the features of palliative care, particularly the care for the incurable patients in a hospice. It is described the changes in the philosophy of the humanitarian sphere and the emergence of a new human right - the right to a dignified death. Special attention is given to the work of psychologist in palliative care and specificity of training of specialist in the field of socio-medical care for incurable patients. It is said about psychological phenomena that occur in the work of psychologist at the hospice, as well as the techniques and methods of consulting of patients. It is discussed the personality of consulting psychologist.