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Unformatted text preview: 1 Psychology 101 Health Psychology Professor David Sherman Class #14 Bereavement & End of Life Issues Announcements Change in Schedule • Tuesday, 2/26, Placebo Effect • Thursday, 2/28, physician(s) will be guests in Psych 101 for class on doctor/patient communication – Come prepared with questions related to all areas of medical practice “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.”--Isaac Asimov “Fear not death, for the sooner we die the longer we shall be immortal.”--Benjamin Franklin “I’m not afraid to die. I just don’t want to be there when it happens.”--Woody Allen 1. ___I am very much afraid to die. 2. ___Seeing a dead body would bother me. 3. ___I would want the best casket available so my body would be well protected. 4. ___I would not like to work with dying persons. 5. ___Everyone in his right mind is afraid to die. 6. ___I would not touch a dead body. 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly in the middle Strongly Disagree Agree 2 7. ___Viewing the body in an open casket is not a good practice. 8. ___I think dying persons should be in a hospital even if they are not receiving any real treatment. 9. ___I could not sleep in the room with a dead body. 10. ___I would hate to visit a dying friend. 11. ___I would experience negative feelings if I lay down in a cofFn. 12. ___I worry a lot about dying. 1 2 3 4 5 Strongly in the middle Strongly Disagree Agree Thoughts About Death Scale (Scores range from 3-15 on 4 subscales) Fear of death (Sum of 1, 5, 12) Death avoidance (Sum of 2, 9, 11) : unwilling to be near the dead or experience...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Sherman during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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