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PSYX 233 Dying and Bereavement

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PSYX 233 Dying and Bereavement PSYX 233 - 01

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Fund of Psychology of Aging
Christa Marie Neuman (P)

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This is chapter 13 notes from 10 December. We did not get all the way through the powerpoint, but as it was the last day of class this information is all that we will need to know.
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Rachel Notetaker on Friday December 11, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSYX 233 - 01 at University of Montana taught by Christa Marie Neuman (P) in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 13 views. For similar materials see Fund of Psychology of Aging in Psychlogy at University of Montana.


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Date Created: 12/11/15
Ch 13 Dying and Bereavement 10 December 1 Legal and medical definitions a Clinical death lack of heart beat and respiration b Wholebrain death 8 specific criteria i No spontaneous responses to any stimuli ii No spontaneous respiration for at least 1 hour iii Total lack of responsiveness to even the most painful stimuli iv No eye movements blinking or pupil responsiveness v No postural activity swallowing yawning or vocalizing vi No motor reflexes vii A flat EEG for at least 10 minutes viii No change in any of these when tested again 24 hours later c Persistent vegetative state occurs when cortical functioning ceasesthe person does not recover 2 Ethical issues a Bioethics i Examines the interaction between human values and technological advances ii The most important bioethical issue is euthanasia 1 The practice of ending life for reasons of mercy b Two types of euthanasia i Active 1 Deliberately ending someone s life through some sort of intervention or action ii Passive 1 Ending someone s life by withholding treatment 3 A lifecourse approach to dying a Young adults report a sense of being cheated by death b Middleages adults begin to confront their own mortality and undergo a change in their sense of time lived and time until death i When their parents die people realize they are the oldest generation c Older adults are more accepting of death 4 Dealing with one s own death a KublerRoss s Theory i Include five stages 1 Denial 2 Anger 3 Bargaining 4 Depression 5 Acceptance ii Can overlap and be experienced in a different order iii Individual differences are great 5 Creating a final scenario a End of life issues i Managing the final aspects of life ii Afterdeath disposition of the body and how one is memorialized iii Distribution of assets b A final scenario making choices about what people do and do not want done i A crucial aspect of the final scenario is the process of separation from family and friends 1 Bringing closure to relationships 6 The hospice option a Hospice an approach to assisting dying people that emphasizes pain management palliative care and death with dignity i Emphasizes quality of life rather than quantity of life ii Deem phases on the prolongation of death for terminally ill patients iii Both inpatient and outpatient iv Role of stand is to be with patients not to treat the patient


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