Death and Dying Last Set Ever

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The way an individual copes with a loss?
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evolves thru one’s life span
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The stage of psychosocial development termed \”young adulthood\” is represented by tension between
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intimacy and isolation
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Which stage of psychosocial development is characterized by a widening commitment to take care of people, things, and ideas one has learned to care for?
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middle adulthood
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According to Erik Erikson, the final stage of the lifecycle is
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late adulthood
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A major source of conflict among bereaved couples in coping with the death of a child relates to
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coping styles, different in beliefs and expectations
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What is TRUE about parental bereavement in couples?
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A feeling of estrangement and a strong bond can occur between the parents at the same time, 2. A partner’s behavior can be misinterpreted by the other and can cause conflict, 3. Different grieving styles may decrease the couple’s sense of commonality,
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Which factors work to reduce conflict and promote positive interaction between grieving couples who have lost a child by death?
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open and honest communication
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As medically defined, stillbirth refers to the death of a child occurring between:
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twentieth week of pregnancy and the time of death
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Giving up a child for adoption is an example of
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reproduction of lost
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At the Hase Temple in Kamakura, Japan, mizuko represent
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children, the unborn fetus
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For newly bereaved parents of a stillborn child, a way of realizing and coping with loss is aided by
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emphasizing the birth and holding the baby
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Cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) have sometimes been subject to criminal investigation because
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Possibility of child abuse.
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The major cause of death among children between 5 and 14 years old is
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accidents
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What is a death out of sequence
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The sudden death of someone who is not \”supposed to die\”. (Sometimes the most difficult to bear).
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Which of following organizations combine social support with political advocacy?
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two of these groups: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, and Parents of Murdered Children.
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Adverse effects of spousal death appears to be more common among:
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widowers.
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17) The twenty first century is being characterized as a century of
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a century of aging.
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What are some reasons given by older people for accepting death?
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inactivity, loss of the ability to be useful, becoming a burden, loss of mental faculties, living with progressively deteriorating physical health and concomitant physical discomfort.
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Senescence is:
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the condition or process of deterioration with age.
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In contrast to their stereotypical image, old people tend to be more what
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individually distinct than any other segment of the population
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What is altruistic suicide?
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that is the giving of one’s life for others or for a greater good has occurred since human beings first banded together in clans.
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what is the definition of suicide?
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suicide is a death like no other, and those who are left behind to struggle with it must confront a pain like no other.
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When do coroners tend to list suicide as the cause of death?
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they suspect deceased had history of suicidal tendencies, or acts of self-injury, the deceased left a note or the circumstances of the death are clear.
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According the Edwin Shneidman, what is the knowledge of the extent of suicide in modern society?
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they suspect deceased had history of suicidal tendencies, or acts of self-injury, the deceased left a note or the circumstances of the death are clear.
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What is a psychological autopsy?
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An impartial investigation by behavioral scientists to look for the motivational or intentional aspects of equivocal death. They look for the person’s thoughts and feelings prior to death.
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The 1989 explosion aboard the USS lowa brought increased public attention to the use of what?
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psychological autopsies.
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What are the limitations of a psychological autopsy?
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Retrospect in nature, the person isn’t there for interview, third parties may not tell the truth and they may forget important facts. Lack of scientific precision
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The model of suicide that focuses on the relationship between individuals and society is called the?
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sociological model
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Suicide among Japanese samurai following disgrace in battle is an example of?
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Altruistic suicide, Seppuku to regain honor
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In India, the historical practice of a wife throwing herself upon her husband’s funeral pyre is termed?
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Suttee – heroic suicide.
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The largest mass suicide in modern ties occurred where?
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Jonestown, Nov 20th 1978
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According to the sociological model, suicide resulting from sudden trauma or catastrophe is classified as?
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An anomic event.
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According to the sociological model, anomic suicides usually occur where?
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The relationship between the individual and society is shattered. It’s undergoing rapid changes and people are losing values
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According to the sociological model, fatalistic suicide is?
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Is due to a lack of freedom, absence of choice. (Example: Jail)
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What are among the insights associated with the psychological model of suicide?
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Acute suicidal crisis is brief in duration but may recur, suicidal person is ambivalent about ending his or her life, and most suicidal events are dyadic two person events.
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According to the psychological model, the aggression associated with suicidal behaviour may be viewed as?
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Homicide- murder of oneself, ambivalence.
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According to Freud, the suicidal person?
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the suicidal person is likely to be ambivalent about ending his or her life
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According to the text, the sequence leading to suicide often begins with what?
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biochemical imbalances in the brain, personality factors, life stress, emotional hardships.
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What is considered to be an individual meaning of suicide?
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.: a way to join deceased loved ones, rest and refuge, getting back, penalty for failure, a mistake.
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Rational suicide is associated with?
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people with a terminal illness, desire to escape pain.
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A suicide attempt that is intended to fail?
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can be lethal. Communicates to others how unhappy or desperate they are
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According to Karl Menninger, individuals who harm themselves by means of drugs, alcohol, smoking, or reckless driving are effectively dying by?
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chronic suicide.
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What are some risk factors that influence suicidal behaviour’s?
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Group situation, culture, personality, individual situation
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What is included in Brian Barry’s description of pro-life forces?
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1) Belief that problems can promote growth, 2. a perceived ability to solve life’s problems, 3. a willingness to struggle and suffer if necessary, 4. a healthy fear of death and its aftermath.
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In the Romantic view, death is viewed as?
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attractive and to be courted.
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An arrangement wherein two or more individuals determine to kill themselves at the same time is known as a?
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Suicide Pact
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What are some factors influencing suicide among middle-aged adults?
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Depression, drug use and alcohol abuse, negative life events
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Of the individuals who commit suicide, approximately how many write a final message?
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25%
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In the United States, the earliest noteworthy example of a suicide prevention center was located where?
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Los Angeles 1958.
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In carrying out their mission, suicide prevention centers and crisis hotlines use?
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crisis intervention strategies to reduce callers stress, keeping them talking
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In relation to suicide, the term postvention refers to?
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Assistance given to all survivors of suicide.

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