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Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 12: Adulthood - Death & Dying Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a major criticism of Kubler-Ross's theory?

Question 2 2. How did the work of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross influence the treatment of terminally-ill patients?

Question 3 3. According to Kubler-Ross, how does the denial phase differ from the acceptance stage?

Question 4 4. What type of care is administered to prevent and relieve the suffering of patients whether they have a terminal illness or not?

Question 5 5. Due to cultural differences, it is important to realize that:

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Question 6 6. How did Kubler-Ross revolutionize care for dying people?

Question 7 7. Why do individuals who are terminally ill choose a form of assisted suicide?

Question 8 8. According to Kubler-Ross, which emotional response is constant throughout the stages of dying?

Question 9 9. The outward expression of loss is:

Question 10 10. Why do lawyers advise people to create living wills?

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Question 11 11. The society a person comes from is his or her:

Question 12 12. Why do people dislike the phrase assisted suicide?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a function of hospice care?

Question 14 14. What is the difference between active and passive euthanasia?

Question 15 15. While no one can know for sure what a person's _____ is like, one can guess based on the person's _____.

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Question 16 16. Glenn had kidney failure but was lucky enough to receive a new kidney from a deceased person. What did Glenn benefit from?

Question 17 17. According to Kubler-Ross, what is the order of emotional responses one goes through when faced with the knowledge of death?

Question 18 18. The goal of the _____ movement is to promote the ability for terminally ill patients to meet death on their own terms.

Question 19 19. The inward expression of loss is:

Question 20 20. Melanie has suffered from ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) for the last three years. She wanted to be around for her husband and two small children as long as possible. She is now in the end stages of the disease and paralyzed from the neck down and struggles to breathe. Melanie has no quality of life. Her husband agreed to help end her life by disconnecting her breathing machine in the middle of the night. This is an example of _____.

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Question 21 21.

Fill in the blank with the most likely response:

DMV Worker: 'Would you like to be registered as an organ donor on your license?'

Sam: 'No, I've heard that _____ when you're an organ donor.'

DMV: 'That's definitely only an urban legend and is not at all true.'

Question 22 22. Pete is a health care proxy for his grandmother. In what way does Pete help his grandmother by being her health care proxy?

Question 23 23. What role did Dame Cicely Sanders play in the hospice movement?

Question 24 24. How is a living will different from a health care proxy?

Question 25 25. What makes hospice care different than palliative care?

Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 12: Adulthood - Death & Dying Chapter Exam Instructions

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