Death and Bereavement

Death and Bereavement - Chronic Illness Frequent Headaches...

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Death and Bereavement Chapter 16
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Child’s Perspective Pre-School Age Death is Magical and Temporary Often Face Confusion as to What Is Going On Wishful Thinking That The Deceased Will Return Ages 5-7 Realize That Death is Permanent May Feel Guilty For The Person’s Death Often Flip from Grief to Normal Activity
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Child’s Emotion Guilt Feel that they have caused the death Sadness Realizing that the deceased is not returning Anger Mad at the deceased for not being alive Fear Not knowing what will happen to other family members Confusion Not knowing the full effect of what has happened
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Adolescence Loss of a Sibling Less Willing to Talk To Talk at First Vulnerable to Psychosomatic Symptoms Headaches Stomach Pains Loss of a Parent Find ways to Reallocate Roles Within the Family Find Ways To Refer to Deceased Parent
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Adolescence Emotions Agitated Depression Not Wanting To Have Fun
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Unformatted text preview: Chronic Illness Frequent Headaches and Stomach Problems Enduring Guilt Feeling That It Should Have Been Them Low Self Esteem Feel Like They Can Not Do Anything Right Without The Deceased Poorer Performance At Work/School Feel That Nothing Is Worth It Interpersonal Relationship Problems Feel that Noone Should Be Having Fun Adulthood-Death of a Child Guilt Relationship with surviving children is effected Grief is Lifelong Even decades later parents still feel the loss and have difficulty coming to terms with it Adulthood-Stages of Grief Denial This Can Not Be Happening To Me Anger Why Me Bargaining Often Takes Place Before Death-Making Deals With God Depression Feelings of Hopelessness, Frustration, Bitterness Acceptance Accepting the Death...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PSYC 2311 taught by Professor Cruise during the Fall '06 term at UT Arlington.

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