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Death and Afterlife Beliefs
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Which of the following represents the classification of death during which resuscitation is possible?
All of the following are part of the philosophy behind hospice, EXCEPT:
Medical care should be limited to that which is palliative, not curative.
Life should be prolonged as much as possible provided that the patient is conscious.
Death should be viewed as normal, to be faced and accepted, not avoided.
Control over the patient's care should be in the hands of the patient and his or her family.
The most pervasive meaning of death for most adults is ________.
What age group is most fearful of death?
What aspect of death are older adults more likely to fear?
Leaving loved ones behind
Pain associated with dying
The uncertainty immediately preceding death
Kubler-Ross proposed stages of dying, the last of which is ________.
Dr. Bunting studies death and dying in the gerontology department of a university. Dr. Bunting's field is known as ________.
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 ________.
The emotional response to a death is called ________.
All of the following are appropriate advice for someone supporting parents who have experienced the death of a child, EXCEPT:
Do not pressure the parents to "replace" the lost child with another child.
Support parents' rationalizations such as, "She's with my parents in heaven."
Avoid rationalizations such as, "Your child is an angel now."
Strongly encourage the bereaved parents talk about their grief and their child.
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 ________.
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 ________.
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 ________.
The least common pattern of grief, according to researchers is ________.
Hospice care discourages patient and family control over the processes of dying.
Young adults tend to dismiss risks of their behavior because of their sense of unique invulnerability.
An individual who believes that she has succeeded in becoming the person she wanted to be is more likely to be anxious about death.
One criticism of Kubler-Ross' theory of dying is that it does not reflect cultural differences.
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.
Children express grief much differently than adolescents and adults do.
Men have more difficulty with the death of a spouse than women do.
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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