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Flashcards - Aging, Death & Dying

Flashcards - Aging, Death & Dying
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grief
Grief is a multifaceted response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or something that has died, to which a bond or affection was formed
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euthanasia
Euthanasia is the practice of intentionally ending a life in order to relieve pain and suffering
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hope
Hope is an optimistic attitude of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes related to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large
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depression
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being
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depression
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being
hope
Hope is an optimistic attitude of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes related to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large
euthanasia
Euthanasia is the practice of intentionally ending a life in order to relieve pain and suffering
grief
Grief is a multifaceted response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or something that has died, to which a bond or affection was formed
mourning
Mourning is, in the simplest sense, grief over someone's death
Normative aging
The Normative Aging Study is a longitudinal study which studies the effects of aging on various health issues
Damage theory
The DNA damage theory of aging proposes that aging is a consequence of unrepaired accumulation of naturally occurring DNA damages
physician-assisted suicide
Assisted suicide is suicide committed with the aid of another person, sometimes a physician

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