PSY313H5 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Renews-Cappahayden, Insomnia, Jack Kevorkian

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Active euthanasia: deliberate action to shorten the life of a terminally ill person in order to end suffering or allow death with dignity; also called mercy killing. Advance directive: legal document written by an individual copes or interacts with the environment. Ambiguous loss: a loss which is not clearly defined. Anticipatory grief: grief that begins before an expected death in preparation for bereavement. Assissted suicide: suicide in which a physician or someone else helps a person take his or her own life. Bereavement: loss, due to death, of someone to whom one feels close and the process of adjustment to the loss. Death education: programs to educate people about death and to help them deal with issues concerning dying and grief in their personal and professional lives. Durable power of attorney: legal instrument that appoints one person to make decisions in the event of another person"s incapacitation. Grief therapy: program of treatment to help the bereaved cope with loss.

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