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Flashcards in T3-Blueprint: Death and Dying Deck (23):
1

How do infants/toddlers perceive death?

Have little to no concept of it (only thinks in here and now)

2

Infants/toddlers: _____ prevents their understanding of death

Egocentric thinknig

3

How do infants/toddlers respond emotionally to death?

Mirror parental emotions

4

Infants/toddlers react in response to the changes brough about by being in the hosptital. What does this mean?

-Change of routine
-Painful procedure
-Immobilization
-Less independence
-Separation from family

5

Infants/toddlers: may ____ to an earlier stage in behavior

Regress

6

Infants/toddlers have extension of the fear of ____ and sense ____ of others

Fear of separation; senses feelings in others

7

Do preschool children still have egocentric thinking?

Yes

8

Preschool children have egocentric thinking. What other thinking do they have?

Magical thinking---they think their thoughts can cause an event like death---child may feel guilt/shame

9

How do preschoolers interpret separation from parents?

Punishment

10

How do preschoolers view dying? Why?

As temporary because they lack the concept of time and because the dead person may still have living attributes of the living (sleeping, eating, breathing)

11

At what age do children begin to respond to logical or factual explanations?

School age (6-12)

12

At what ages in the school age years do children begin to have an adult concept of death? What does that mean?

Older school age (9-12); they begin to know death is inevitable, irreversible, and universal

13

What fears do school-age children experience?

-Fear of disease process
-Fear of death process, the unknown
-Loss of control leads to fears pain and abandonment

14

School age children: How is fear displayed?

Uncooperative behavior

15

What may school-age children be curious about?

Funeral services and what happens to the body after death

16

What kind of concept of death do adolescents have?

Adult-like

17

Why may adolescents have difficulty accepting death?

They are discovering who they are, establishing an identity, and dealing with issues of puberty

18

Adolescents rely more on ____ than the influence of parents, which may result in the reality of a serious illness causing adolescents of feel _____

Peers; isolated

19

Adolescents may be unable to _____ to peers and ____ with parents

Relate with peers and communicate with parents

20

What may adolescents experience?

Guilt or shame

21

Adolescents do a lot of what type of behaviors?

Risk taking--think they are immune to death

22

What age group may want to plan their own funeral?

Adolescents

23

Adolescents may feel anger because they cannot plan for the __

Future

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