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This activity contains 22 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following represents the classification of death during which resuscitation is possible?

 
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Question 2.
All of the following are part of the philosophy behind hospice, EXCEPT:

 
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Question 3.
The most pervasive meaning of death for most adults is ________.

 
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Question 4.
What age group is most fearful of death?

 
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Question 5.
What aspect of death are older adults more likely to fear?

 
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Question 6.
Kubler-Ross proposed stages of dying, the last of which is ________.

 
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Question 7.
Dr. Bunting studies death and dying in the gerontology department of a university. Dr. Bunting's field is known as ________.

 
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Question 8.
Greer and others found that when some people know that they are dying, they seem to accept their diagnosis but make no effort to seek further information or they ignore the diagnosis and try to carry on with as normal of a life as possible. Greer and his colleagues call this ________.

 
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Question 9.
The emotional response to a death is called ________.

 
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Question 10.
All of the following are appropriate advice for someone supporting parents who have experienced the death of a child, EXCEPT:

 
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Question 11.
Marcus has not been able to adjust since the death of his wife. His grief has become more like serious depression. Psychologists would call Marcus' grief ________.

 
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Question 12.
According to Bowlby's stages, the first few days following the death of a loved one are filled with confusion, disbelief, restlessness and feelings of helplessness -- a period he labeled as ________.

 
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Question 13.
Gordon continued to grieve and experience feelings of general distress for several years following the death of his daughter. Wortman and Silver would say that Gordon's grief is ________.

 
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Question 14.
The least common pattern of grief, according to researchers is ________.

 
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Question 15.
Hospice care discourages patient and family control over the processes of dying.

   
 
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Question 16.
Young adults tend to dismiss risks of their behavior because of their sense of unique invulnerability.

   
 
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Question 17.
An individual who believes that she has succeeded in becoming the person she wanted to be is more likely to be anxious about death.

   
 
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Question 18.
One criticism of Kubler-Ross' theory of dying is that it does not reflect cultural differences.

   
 
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Question 19.
Corr believes that death is like any other task -- requiring people to take care of specific things such as comfort, security, attachments and the personal spirit.

   
 
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Question 20.
Children express grief much differently than adolescents and adults do.

   
 
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Question 21.
Men have more difficulty with the death of a spouse than women do.

   
 
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Question 22.
Women with the strongest sense of personal control and self-esteem seem to have the greatest difficulty with the death of a spouse.

   
 
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