Bereavement and End of Life Issues

The focus of treatment is the normal reaction to the death of a loved one when the following diagnosis is made:

Depression Simple death reaction Bereavement Anticipated Loss

Kubler-Ross' stages of grief do not include which of the following:

Denial Anger Acceptance Relief

Raphael wrote that ______ is the initial reaction to the death of a loved one.

Despair Anger Shock Acceptance

The primary treatment strategy in the Kubler-Ross approach is to be available and empathetic.

True False

Edelstein differentiates between the stages in the mourning process of a(n) ______________ for the unexpected death of a child.

Anticipated death and maternal bereavement Uneventful death and depressed bereavement Sudden death and long-term bereavement

At what age do children see death as permanent and that the body stops living?

Before they turn 5 Between 5 and 9 Between 9 and 10 Between 11 and 13

The goal of hospice care is to:

a: Cure the patient b: Provide comfort to the patient c: Pain management All of the above Both b and c only

Hospice is a resource for which of the following?

Support for decisions about treatment and options for care Information about advanced directives Bereavement support All of the above None-- Hospice only provides care for physical symptoms

Pain management techniques include all of the following except:

Relaxation training Intense physical exercise Physician prescribed pain relievers Medications to reduce rashes and nausea

The Terri Shiavo case was a primary illustration of the need to:

Create legal 'Advanced Directives' Obtain bereavement counseling Provide hospice services

Part of the process in this stage, is the constant testing of reality showing again and again that the deceased individual no longer exists in the external world.

Shock Acute Searching Chronic

True or False:  Cultural Factors do not play a significant part in the process of bereavement.

True False

The DSM-V classifies ____ as a "subcategory of the mourning process" .

Depression Simple death reaction Bereavement None of these

According to Kubler-Ross,the first stage of the grief reaction of the family is :

Depression Denial and isolation Anger Acceptance

The normal mourning process contains two stages,:

Acute and chronic Denial and isolation Shock and searching

According to Kubler-Ross,the surviving family member may begin to express anger towards:

The deceased A doctor (who should have saved the person) Oneself All of these

According to Corazzini, the "three phases of development for the bereft self" do not include which of the following:

Loss Consolidation Anger Reintegration

On the Social Readjustment Rating Scale, the death of a spouse ranks ____ out of 43 stressful events.

5th 1st 2nd 43rd

The dependent factor on bereavement reaction is:

Psychological development of the person The age of the individual The culture of the society All of these

In regards to the repression of feelings in the Western and Anglo-Saxon society :

Men are supposed to be emotional strong Showing grief is perceived as a sign of weakness Avoid grief, preferring to look toward the future Both a and b

The initial treatment approach to bereavement reaction was explored by:

Kubler-Ross Corazzini Holmes & Holmes Hodgkinson

The method of treatment used by Hodgkinson (1982) includes:

The releasing of emotions The third chair exercise crisis intervention All of these

One weakness of the method of treatment used by Kubler-Ross is:

It would appear to be congruent with the whole idea of normal bereavement It has not been tested cross-culturally. This approach was developed through working with dying patients. Both a and c

The approaches to bereavement work for those with multiple losses are:

Worden's model of grief therapy Guided mourning Both a and b None of these

________ makes a big difference in the quality of life for a person with terminal diseases such as Cancer and AIDS.

Kubler-Ross method of treatment Grief Therapy-Worden Pain management None of these