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Regina Gaines Kübler-Ross’s Theory Over 200 terminally ill people interviewed -D.A.B.D.A. -D enial: -A nger: -B argaining: -D epression: -A cceptance: Contextual Influences on Adaptations to Dying -an appropriate death : on that makes sense in terms of the individual’s pattern of living and values, and, at the same time, preserves or restores significant relationships and is as free of suffering as possible (Berk, 2010). -when asked, patients describe a good death as… Maintaining a sense of identity, or inner continuity with one’s past Clarifying the meaning of one’s life and death Maintaining and enhancing relationships Achieving a sense of control over the time that remains Confronting and preparing for death Biological, psychological, social and cultural forces affect people’s coping with dying and, therefore, the extent to which they attain a “good death”. NATURE OF THE DISEASE:
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course PSY 240 taught by Professor Yuen during the Spring '11 term at Lee CC.

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