RE313 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Sam Keen, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Introjection

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In this introductory lesson we will examine the development of western views about grief and focus especially on two influential thinkers: sigmund freud and elisabeth k bler-ross. We will also investigate revisions and critiques of their ideas and take a look at how other cultures deal with grief. We will then consider some alternative models of mourning, and look at (cid:272)o(cid:374)te(cid:373)po(cid:396)a(cid:396)(cid:455) (cid:272)(cid:396)iti(cid:395)ues of the (cid:862)fi(cid:448)e stages of g(cid:396)ief theo(cid:396)(cid:455). (cid:863) fi(cid:374)all(cid:455) (cid:449)e (cid:449)ill look at. But before we begin delving into the history of theories about grief, i thought it would be interesting for each of you to ask yourself why you have taken this course. Surely we all have much better things to do! I ask this (cid:271)e(cid:272)ause (cid:272)ou(cid:396)ses o(cid:374) this topi(cid:272) i(cid:374) u(cid:374)i(cid:448)e(cid:396)sities te(cid:374)d to (cid:271)e (cid:448)e(cid:396)(cid:455) popula(cid:396). If that(cid:859)s the case, we are part of a larger trend within our culture. Death has been regarded as the last taboo.