Death and dying chapters 8 and 10

The in ancient Egypt culture the “ba” is …
The soul or psychic

Unlike cultures where the funeral is primarily a vehicle for preparing the dead to successfully immigrate to the afterworld, the American funeral is primarily…
Focused on the welfare of the survivors

In the United States funerals are mainly…
Focus on the welfare of the survivors

Funerals are similar to other major transitions in a person’s life in that they all involve…
Rites of passage

David Sudnow’s study on death notification revealed…
It begins with the family and spreads to a wider community

Approximately what percentage of Americans knew within the first hour of President John F Kennedy’s death?
90%

The funeral business is generally viewed as a…
Mystery business

Why did the US Federal Trade Commission implementing the trade regulation rule on funeral industry practices?
To counteract the potential for abuse

Which of the following were normal functions of the Undertaker in the late 19th century?
A merchant who laid out the body for the wake, transported them to church and finally to the cemetery for funerals

Funeral parlours acquired the name because…
It became a substitute for those who did not have one in their home it was a way to save money

According to Bertram Puckle funeral rites are…
The message of a pagan superstition of the Dead

According to Leroy Bowman modern funerals…
Were overlaid with such ostentation that the essential meaning and dignity of the funeral rites had all but disappeared

Jessica Mitford found modern funeral practices to be…
Bizarre and morbid

Personalized funerals are also called…
Life centered funerals

Roadside memorials marking travel related deaths are called…
Descondociles

Excluding cemetery costs the average funeral in the United States is now approx…
$6,200

President Lincoln’s funeral procession increased awareness of the practice of…
Embalming

The FTC Funeral Rule requires that the mortuary…
The funeral home must have express permission to embalm the body in order to charge a fee for the procedure

The most popular choice of a casket in the US is made of…
Gasketed steel

Which of the following is generally considered an experimental medical technology?
Cryonics

Cryonics or cryogenics choose suspension is a method of…
Freezing the body or head in liquid nitrogen to preserve it for future resuscitation

In which of the following countries is cremation the most common form of body disposal?
India and Japan

The ashes left from the cremation process
Cremains

according to William Lamers, substituting a memorial service for a traditional funeral is lacking in which ways?
It doesn’t take place when feelings about a loss are most intense, members of the family are not as exposed to the fact that death has occurred and they do not go through the funeralization process and the body is not present thus removing the therapeutic benefit that comes with fixing the fact of death in the minds of mourners.

What is the bibliotherapy?
Using books to aid in coping

In the text an example of a 27 month old boy who fears he will die if not given a bottle of sugar water is intended to show that…
Children do have the ability to think about death at an early age and will also have death experiences at an early age

For seriously ill older children and adolescents concerned with the death focuses on…
The death of other children

Which of the following best characterizes the concern of ill children ages 5 through 9?
The discomforting and possibly disfiguring side effects of medical procedures

Which of the following coping mechanisms are used by children to cope with a serious illness?
Distancing strategies, making deals, reverting to earlier stages

agreement to a proposed treatment or procedure is…
Assent

Which was the first freestanding children’s end of life care facility in the US?
George mark Children’s House, San Francisco Bay Area

When caring for a seriously ill child all of the following are true except…
Parents should not play the role of a nurse

if a child believes he or she may have played a role in the events that led to death, what emotions might they feel?
Guilt or blame

A parent’s death is perceived as a loss of security, affection and
Nurture

of all of the tests that may be experienced in childhood, which is the most affecting
The death of a parent

Children can experience survivor’s guilt as young as…
4

Coping is most likely to become complicated when the death of a parent results from…
Suicide or homicide

When parents explain death to a child they should…
Be honest, don’t put off the topic, don’t wait until a crisis to talk about it, set the conversation to their learning levels

When talking to a child about that is important to…
Verify what they think you’ve told them

When discussing death what up with a child a parent should…
Keep free from metaphors, tell the truth and ask if they understand

The text uses an example of a young woman who avoided seeds in adulthood to illustrate how…
Metaphors can all affect how a child views death and maybe damaging rather than helpful

The well child in a family where a sibling or parent is terminally ill…
Can balance conflicting emotions by participating in the new family activities

When a child is dealing with emotional pain admonishing the child to be brave is…
Denying their valid emotions

In explaining death to children how are statements like going away for a long sleep or up in heaven perceived?
As lies and cause fear. Literal interpretation and misconceptions

When a child is ill or death occurs in the family sudden change in the family communication can be…
Alarming to a child and cause anxiety