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Overview of Death, Dying & Bereavement Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The goal of the _____ movement is to promote the ability for terminally ill patients to meet death on their own terms.

Question 2 2. What is the difference between active and passive euthanasia?

Question 3 3. Why do individuals who are terminally ill choose a form of assisted suicide?

Question 4 4. What makes hospice care different than palliative care?

Question 5 5. What type of care is administered to prevent and relieve the suffering of patients whether they have a terminal illness or not?

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Question 6 6. In general, the most traumatic type of death is _____.

Question 7 7. According to Kubler-Ross, which emotional response is constant throughout the stages of dying?

Question 8 8. How does death anxiety occur?

Question 9 9. Leon began experiencing anger, guilt and restlessness several days after his cousin's death. His reaction is BEST described as _____.

Question 10 10. How did the work of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross influence the treatment of terminally-ill patients?

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Question 11 11. What role did Dame Cicely Sanders play in the hospice movement?

Question 12 12. Why does the death of a spouse or a child often bring a sense of guilt?

Question 13 13. Tammy recently got married to a man who is many years younger than her. She is concerned about being around for her husband and his children as they grow older. What can Tammy do to increase the likelihood that she has a longer lifespan?

Question 14 14. According to Kubler-Ross, what is the order of emotional responses one goes through when faced with the knowledge of death?

Question 15 15. Which of the following concepts do five to seven-year-old children lack in their understanding of death?

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Question 16 16. If an individual's life expectancy is only around 50, does this mean that their lifespan will end up to be around the same number?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT one of Robert Kastenbaum's seven common thoughts on one's own death?

Question 18 18. Why do people dislike the phrase assisted suicide?

Question 19 19. A person experiencing a renewed interest in hobbies, friends, and work in response to a loved one dying is exhibiting the _____ response to death.

Question 20 20. Late adulthood is the period in life:

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Question 21 21. Abioye is a healthy boy who was born in central Africa last year. In 2015, the average life expectancy for a male born in this region was 51 years of age. Does this mean that Abioye will only live until age 51?

Question 22 22. An adolescent's view of death is often _____.

Question 23 23. How did Kubler-Ross revolutionize care for dying people?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a function of hospice care?

Question 25 25. is the concept that explains death is inevitable and happens to everything living.

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Question 26 26. 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 _____.

Question 27 27. According to Kubler-Ross, how does the denial phase differ from the acceptance stage?

Question 28 28. Which of the following factors does not influence a person's lifespan?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a major criticism of Kubler-Ross's theory?

Question 30 30. _____ is an emotional response to a loss, while _____ is a culturally-prescribed way of displaying a reaction to death.

Overview of Death, Dying & Bereavement Chapter Exam Instructions

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