Death and dying exam

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Death and Dying Exam 3 Study online at 1. Bereavement is defined as the A. objective event of loss. B. reaction to loss. C. loss of a loved one. D. customary display of grief. A 2. The emotional reaction and responses of anguish, anger, or relief to the death of a loved one are collec- tively termed A. grief. B. mourning. C. bereavement. D. shock. A 3. In addition to insomnia and changes in appetite, physical disturbance that occurs with grief typically includes A. anxiety. B. tightness of the throat. C. sense of disorganization. D. confusion and forget- fulness. B 4. Which of the following are usually identified as phys- ical symptoms of grief? 1. Shortness of breath 2. Muscle weakness 3. Empty feeling in the abdomen 4. Cerebral placidity A. 1, 2, and 3 B. 1, 2, and 4 C. 1, 3, and 4 D. 2, 3, and 4 A 5. What is our "assumptive world?" A. Our circle of family, friends and community B. The world we expect to be stable and reliable C. Our world created after experiencing a loss D. Religious or spiritual beliefs B 6. B 1 / 25
Death and Dying Exam 3 Study online at In contrast to the reaction to loss, what is the PROCESS by which a bereaved person integrates a loss into his or her ongoing life? A. Grief B. Mourning C. Bereavement D. Closure 7. Wearing a black armband traditionally signifies A. a conventional mourning behavior. B. a degree of emotional hardness. C. a protest against a political action. D. an adherence to a certain policy. A 8. What is a way of signifying mourning among some Native Americans? A. Fasting for 36 hours B. Cutting one's ceremonial headdress feathers C. Burying the deceased's moccasins D. Cutting one's own hair short D 9. A theme common to mourning behaviors cross-cul- turally is that the bereaved A. are different and this difference diminishes with time. B. are more likely now to engage in formal customs than in the past. C. are usually very sure about what constitutes ap- propriate mourning behavior and ritual. D. do not alter their appearance until the first anniversary of the death. A 10. Whose model focuses on four tasks of mourning, including accepting the reality of the loss, processing the pain of grief, and finding an enduring connection with the deceased? A. Wass B. Parkes C. Silverman D. Worden D 2 / 25
Death and Dying Exam 3 Study online at 11. The concept of adjusting to a world without the de- ceased is associated with A. J. William Worden's tasks of mourning. B. DABDA. C. George Engel's investigation of stressful situa- tions. D. narrative approaches to coping with loss. A 12. Who is known for the paper "Mourning and Melancho- lia?" A. Worden B. Lindemann C. Freud D. Bowlby C 13. Attachments and the processes by which we relin- quish them were central concerns in the work of A. Therese Rando. B. J. William Worden. C. John Bowlby. D. Dennis Klass. C 14. The grief-work model has been widely accepted as the standard formulation for A. acknowledging the necessity for a universal way of coping. B. understanding and helping people accommodate to loss. C. maintaining household shrines for ancestors. D. recognizing, reacting, and readjusting to loss. B 15. Lyn Lofland suggests that some of the "ties that bind" us to one another are the roles we play, the help we receive and the A. wider network of others made available to us. B. shared experiences like birth and death. C. linking objects in our lives. D. religious spiritual and mystical beliefs. A 16. C 3 / 25
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