Name Instructor Course Date Death and Dying Psychological biological and social approaches present a distinct understanding of death which proves relevance within the society. For instance biological perspective regards death as irreversible cessation that entails terminating cardiac functions presented by pulse being zero. As such a human being becomes unresponsive and apneic due to dissociation of electromechanical and electro-cardiographic organs. On the other hand social approach acknowledges death as a transformational continuity process which transforms an individual from one state to the other. Lastly the psychological approach entails checking some cardiopulmonary criteria such as stopped heart beating and ceased breathing to declare death. The idea that life will come to an end at one time has triggered a scope that has rendered Americans coming to terms with reality regarding death. Therefore the death-defying and death-denying nature of Americans society has compelled the frequent prolonging the inevitable death by developing experience or show joy encompassed with numbness and bitterness is a common determinant of grieving and the call for professional attention becomes inevitable. As such a professional dealer with grief disorder may have various healing procedures which include taking grief drugs to avoid depression. Death and dying is a combined process that marinates each other and the process of dying is encompassed by different social services that see an individual dye a reasonable death. For instance the social services that entail relieving a patient from further recurrent pain by withdrawing end-to-life treatment to deal with the underlying patient's condition. Also the social legal action that constitutes an individual's action plan before his or her death helps in maintaining and showing respect to humanity even at his or her last living times. Therefore despite having an incurable disease the process of dying remains respected and the dying patient's right upheld. [...]
Directions: Answer each of the following questions with a 1-2 paragraph response. 1. How do the biological, psychological, and sociological approaches to death differ? 2. What factors, in your opinion, have contributed to the American avoidance of death and dying? 3. Describe your first childhood memory of death. What are the strongest or most vivid aspects you recall about this experience? 4.What ethnocultural group do you consider yourself to be a member of and what are some practices and customs regarding end-of-life issues that you believe stem from your cultural heritage? 5.Of the types of death you read about (e.g., old age natural causes, accident), which type do you think is hardest to deal with? Why? 6.In your opinion, what would be an ideal death? Why? 7.What are the biggest ethical issues in dying? Discuss your top 3 and rank them, then indicate why you ranked them in this fashion. 8. What are the top 3 legal issues in dying, in your opinion. Now rank them and explain your reasoning for these rankings. 9. What are the signs somebody is grieving? How might you determine whether someone you know personally, or as a client, is in need of professional help to deal with their grief? 10.Now that you have examined death and dying with an eye to social services which may be helpful in this process, which social services do you believe are the most helpful? Why?