Psychology homework help.
Week 6 – Discussion
Death, Dying, and Grief
The required references for this week discuss death, dying, grief, and bereavement.
In your initial post to this discussion:
- Identify an issue associated with grief at one developmental stage: childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, adulthood, or later adulthood.
- Describe a scenario in which an individual is dealing with the issue you identified.
- Explain how you would counsel the individual in the scenario you have described.
- Provide one Internet resource to help an individual or family deal with death.
This is the Resources to use for the assignment
Introduction: Changes in Later Adulthood
This week will focus on the developmental changes that occur in later adulthood. Subject matter includes, but is not limited to, successful aging practices, changes in health status, the death and dying process in self or others, and the concepts of grief and bereavement. In addition, the concept of death and dying will be discussed as it applies across the lifespan.
Upon successful completion of this week, students will be able to:
- Describe the psychosocial issues related to death, dying, and grief specific to the individual in late adulthood. (Aligns with CLOs 1, 2, 3, 5)
- Apply the concepts of grief, death, and dying at each of the developmental stages: childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, adulthood, and later adulthood. (Aligns with CLOs 1, 2, 3, 5)
- Apply one of the major psychological developmental theories across a complete lifespan. (Aligns with CLOs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Mossler, R. A., & Ziegler, M. (2016). Understanding development: A lifespan perspective. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
- Chapter 15: Death and Dying
- Chapter 16: Successful Aging
Assist Guide Information Services. (n.d.). Types of grief and loss. Retrieved from, http://www.agis.com/Eldercare-Basics/Support-Services/End-of-Life/Grief-and-Loss/Types-of-Grief-and-Loss/default.aspx (Links to an external site.)
Blogspot. (2011). The grief cycle and loss of control. Retrieved from http://drawingablake.blogspot.com/2011/12/grief-cycle-and-loss-of-control.html (Links to an external site.).
Center for Disease Control and Prevention. (2015). Mortality tables. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/mortality_tables.htm (Links to an external site.)
Changing Minds. (n.d.). Kubler-Ross grief cycle. Retrieved from http://changingminds.org/disciplines/change_management/kubler_ross/kubler_ross.htm (Links to an external site.)
Mayo Clinic. (n.d.). Complicated grief. Retrieved from
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/complicated-grief/basics/definition/con-20032765 (Links to an external site.)
Moules, N. J., Simonson, K., Fleiszer, A. R., Prins, M., & Glasgow, B. (2007). The soul of sorrow work. Journal of Family Nursing, 13(1), 117-141.