What are some of the major issues related to death and dying for those nearing old age?

What are some of the major issues related to death and dying for those nearing old age? How does age impact ones views of death?

What are some of the ways that families can cope with the loss of a loved one and how can grief counseling help?

chapter 19 Death, Dying, and Bereavement

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Mourners on the island of Bali, Indonesia, perform a traditional Hindu ceremony marking the passage of the dead into the spirit realm. All cultures have rituals for celebrating the end of life and helping the bereaved cope with profound loss.

chapter outline

·   How We Die

·   Physical Changes

·   Defining Death

·   Death with Dignity

·   Understanding of and Attitudes Toward Death

·   Childhood

·   Adolescence

·   Adulthood

·   Death Anxiety

·   Thinking and Emotions of Dying People

·   Do Stages of Dying Exist?

·   Contextual Influences on Adaptations to Dying

·   A Place to Die

·   Home

·   Hospital

·   Nursing Home

·   The Hospice Approach

· ■  BIOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT  Music as Palliative Care for Dying Patients

·   The Right to Die

·   Passive Euthanasia

·   Voluntary Active Euthanasia

·   Assisted Suicide

· ■  SOCIAL ISSUES: HEALTH  Voluntary Active Euthanasia: Lessons from Australia and the Netherlands

·   Bereavement: Coping with the Death of a Loved One

·   Grief Process

·   Personal and Situational Variations

·   Bereavement Interventions

· ■  CULTURAL INFLUENCES  Cultural Variations in Mourning Behavior

·   Death Education

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