PSYC 114 - Death and Dying

PSYC 114 - Death and Dying - Importance of age of the dying...

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PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT Psychology of Aging Dr. Tina Camagna Death and Dying Stage theorists – why is accepting death essential? Erik Erikson – (Stage 8) Ego Integrity vs. Despair Euphemisms for the word “death” Persistent vegetative state (PVS) Research of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross:      Thanatology – the study of death and dying      Five emotional stages of dying            Denial           Anger           Bargaining           Depression           Acceptance Life span approach  Open-awareness model (Glaser and Strauss)
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Unformatted text preview: Importance of age of the dying person Bioethics: Passive euthanasia involves inaction Active euthanasia physician assisted suicide Hospice: Primary goals Where offered in Santa Clara County Bereavement loss or deprivation experienced by a survivor when a loved one dies Reestablishment of the survivor Depressive grief vs. clinical depression Planning for incapacity: Capacity defined Overview of class handout...
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