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ch 30
2011-03-30 22:56:29
loss death

chapter loss and death
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  1. Name the 4 stages in Bowlby's attachement theory
    • Numbing
    • Yearning and seeking
    • Disorganization and despair
    • Reorganization
  2. Bowbly stage. Protects the person from the full impact of the loss. Greiving person describes this phase as feeling "stunned" or "unreal"
    Numbing stage
  3. Bowbly stage. Can last for months. Person can have emotional outbursts of tearful sobbing and acute distress. some physical symptoms include: sob, lethargy insomnia, loss of appetite, tight chest
    Yearning and searching
  4. Bowbly stage. A person endlessly examines how and why the loss occurred, or expresses anger at anyone who seems respnsible for the loss. gradually realizes the loss is permanent. Somtimes retells the loss story again and again.
    Disorganization and despair
  5. Bowbly stage. Usually takes a year or more. the person begins to accept change building new relationships. Begin to untie themselves from thir lost relaitionship withou feeling that they are lessening its importance.
  6. Name the five stages of Kublers's grier/dying process (can be in any order)
    • Denial
    • Anger
    • Bargaining
    • Depression
    • Acceptance
  7. Kubler stage. Acts as though nothing has happened and refuses to accept the fact of the loss; show no understanding of what has occurred.
  8. Kubler stage. Person expresses resistance and sometimes feels intense anger at God, other people, or the situation
  9. Cushions and postpones awareness of the loss by trying to prevent it from happening
  10. When a person realizes the full impact of the loss; some feel overwhelmingly sad, hopeless and lonely. sometimes withdraw from relationships and life.
  11. the person incorporates the oss into the life and finds ways to move forward
  12. the preventin, relief, reduction, or soothing symptoms of disease or disorders throughout the entire course of an illness, including care of the dying
    palliative care
  13. A final phase of palliative care. Designed for clients who no longer benefit from medical treatments, who are not likely to live more than 6 months, or who are actively dying
    Hospice care
  14. prefer having a member of the hct clean and prepare the deceased body. Short mourning with memorial service and a public viewing of the body. organ donation and autopsy allowable
    Afican americans
  15. Family usually stays with the deceased for up to 8 hours after death. oldest son or daughter bathes the body under direction from older relative or temple priest. organ donation and autopsy uncommon.
    Chinese americans
  16. Central focus is on extended family at time of death. family members may help with care of the body and are likely to want time with the body. Organ donation/autopsy not common
    Hispanic or Latino culture
  17. cleansing the body and painting the disceased's face, dressing in clothing and attaching an eagle feather to symbolize a return home. Mourners also have cleansing of their bodies and burial is in their homeland
    Native Americana
  18. Body is washed, wrapped, cried over, prayed for, and buried. people of not the same faith should not touch the body. deceased faces meca and it is forbidden to cremate the body. modesty is important so use same sex caregiver. no autopsies
    Islamic cultures
  19. Recommended not touching the body after death to give deceased smoother transition to the afterlife. Individuals minimize emotion and maintain a peaceful atmosphere.
    Asian cultures/ Buddhist faith
  20. buirial usual occurs within 24 hours but not on the Sabbath. grief is expressed openly. no prep of the body until it is known whether members from the jewish Burial society are coming. family may stay with the body until burial
    Jewish culture
  21. a part of life, eventually replaced by something different or better
    necessary loses
  22. form of necessary loss and includes all normally expected life changes across the life span. Helps people develop coping skills
    Maturational losses
  23. A mother feels loss when her child leaves home for the first day of school. What kind of loss is she experiencing
  24. seemingly unnecessary and not part of expected maturation experiences usually caused by sudden, unpredictable external events
    Situational loss
  25. A person dying in an automobile accident is what kind of loss
  26. When a person can no longer feel, hear, or know a person or object.
    Actual loss
  27. the loss of a body part, death of a fam member, or loss of a job is what kind of loss
    Actual loss
  28. uniquely defined by the person experiencing the loss and less obvious to other people
    Percieved loss
  29. Most common reaction to death. Is uncomplicated. This type of grief has a known cause and can help the mature and develop coping methods to deal with future losses.
    Normal grief
  30. Dsyfunctional grief and person has a hard time moving forward after a loss. Will have trouble accepting death.
    Complicated grief
  31. unconscious process of "letting go" before the actual loss or death occurs, esp in situatios of prolonged or predicted loss. Often feel relief when the person finally dies
    Anticipatory Grief
  32. AKA, marginal or unsupported grief.
    Occurs when a relationship to a deceased person
    is not socially sanctioned and cannot be openly acknowledged or publicly shared
    Disenfranchised grief
  33. loss of a pet, gay partner, or ex spouse are examples of what kind of grief
    Disenfranchised grief