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Ch 13: Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 12: Adulthood - Death & Dying

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The Adulthood - Death & Dying chapter of this Holt Psychology Principles in Practice Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with death and dying. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Adulthood - Death & Dying textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Holt Adulthood - Death & Dying chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the death and dying topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Kubler-Ross's five stages of dying
  • The meaning of dying with dignity
  • History of the modern hospice movement
  • The definitions for health care proxy and living will
  • Understanding mourning and grief

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5 Lessons in Chapter 13: Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 12: Adulthood - Death & Dying
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What Are the Stages of Dying? - Overview of Kubler-Ross's 5 Stages

1. What Are the Stages of Dying? - Overview of Kubler-Ross's 5 Stages

Death, dying and the emotional responses one feels toward these topics are particularly challenging issues to address. Psychiatrist Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross proposed stages of emotional responses to death and dying. This lesson will present those five stages and also discuss common criticisms of Kubler-Ross's theory.

Dying with Dignity: Definition & Options

2. Dying with Dignity: Definition & Options

When a person is faced with a terminal illness, they sometimes want to control the timing and way that they die. In this lesson, we'll examine the dying with dignity movement, including physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia.

The Modern Hospice Movement: History & Effects

3. The Modern Hospice Movement: History & Effects

The end of life can be a difficult time for people. In this lesson, we'll examine the modern hospice movement, including the holistic approach to dying, the history of the modern hospice movement, and palliative care.

Major End-of-Life Issues: Health Care Legal Planning

4. Major End-of-Life Issues: Health Care Legal Planning

As people approach the end of their lives, decisions have to be made. Watch this lesson to find out more about important end-of-life issues, including having a health care proxy, creating a living will, and being an organ donor.

Mourning and Grief: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

5. Mourning and Grief: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Grief is a normal reaction to losing a loved one, but people mourn their loss in different ways. In this lesson, we'll examine the difference between grief and mourning, as well as how different cultures approach mourning.

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