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the study of death and dying
thanatology
process of adjustment to the loss of someone to whom the person feels close
bereavement
three stages of grief
1) shock & disbelief 2) Preoccupation w/ the memory of the deceased 3) Resolution - pattern of grief significantly affected by circumstances of death
way in which the bereaved and community act while adjusting to a death
mourning
T/F: depression is universal among bereaved
F: only 15-35%
T/F: Failure to show distress leads to problems
F, not necessarily
T/F: Everyone returns to "normal" over time.
F, especially in cases of sudden accident or homocide
Who was the Swiss born psychiatrist who proposed 5 stages of grief in "On Death & Dying"
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D.
Name Kubler-Ross's 5 stages of grief:
1) Denial 2) Anger 3) Bargaining 4) Depression 5) Acceptance
Characteristic of which of Kubler-Ross's 5 stages of grief: patient "shops around" for doctors, pursues different diagnoses, or seeks unconventional treatments, despie overwhelming and consistent diagnosis
1) Denial
Characteristic of which of Kubler-Ross's 5 stages of grief: displacement and projection commonly observed during this stage
2) Anger
Characteristic of which of Kubler-Ross's 5 stages of grief: patient agrees to alter behavior, become devoted to a religion, give away prized possessions, make charitable donations, or pursue some special treatment
3) Bargaining
During Kubler-Ross's stage 4) Depression, which type of depression is described: stems from consequences of illness, either physiological or because of having to lose job/stop functioning regularly.
Reactive
During Kubler-Ross's stage 4) Depression, which type of depression is described: accounts for impending loss.
Preparatory
Characteristic of which of Kubler-Ross's 5 stages of grief: circle of interests may diminish.
5) acceptance
T/F: Kubler-Ross's stages may be experienced in an alternate order
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