Ch.3: Growing up with death

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Author:
speedy1joker
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283631
Filename:
Ch.3: Growing up with death
Updated:
2014-09-20 21:03:57
Tags:
Growing death
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Sociology
Description:
how people have grown up with death
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  1. How is death anxiety related to age?
    Young people have low death anxiety, middle age have high death anxiety, and old age have low death anxiety (the inverse U)
  2. What are the 8 dimensions of death anxiety?
    • dependency
    • pain
    • indignity
    • isolation/separation/rejection
    • leaving loved ones
    • concerns w/ afterlife
    • finality
    • fate of the body
  3. Who is more fearful of death?
    women
  4. Based on religious factors who are more likely to suffer from death anxiety?
    those who have neither high or low religiosity (religious uncertainty)
  5. How do those from birth to 3 years view death?
    as something "lost"
  6. How do those from 3 to 5 years view death?
    not universal
  7. How do those from 6 to 12 years view death?
    • permanent or final
    • death personified (happening to people)
    • inevitable
    • interest in causes and conditions of death

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