Write 3 pages in which you explain what grieving is, describe the grieving process for two populations and analyze the differences, and determine a theory of development or model of grief that explains how each population grieves.
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The following articles from the Capella University Library are linked directly in this course:
- van Gennip, I. E., Roeline, H., Pasman, W., Kaspers, P. J., Oosterveld-Vlug, M. G., Willems, D. L., . . .Onwuteaka-Philipsen, B. D. (2013). Death with dignity from the perspective of the surviving family: A survey study among family caregivers of deceased older adults. Palliative Medicine, 27(7), 616–624.
- Nissim, R., Rennie, D., Fleming, S., Hales, S., Gagliese, L., & Rodin, G. (2012). Goals set in the land of the living/dying: A longitudinal study of patients living with advanced cancer. Death Studies, 36(4), 360–390.
- Wong, P. T. P., & Tomer, A. (2011). Beyond terror and denial: The positive psychology of death acceptance. Death Studies, 35(2), 99–106.
- Kurt, L. J., & Piazza, N. J. (2012). Ethical guidelines for counselors when working with clients with terminal illness requesting physician aid in dying. Adultspan Journal, 11(2), 89–96.
- Pruchno, R. A., Cartwright, F. P., & Wilson-Genderson, M. (2009). Effects of marital closeness on the transition from caregiving to widowhood. Aging & Mental Health, 13(6), 808–817.
- Reimers, E. (2011). Primary mourners and next-of-kin – How grief practices reiterate and subvert heterosexual norms. Journal of Gender Studies, 20(3), 251–262.
- Morgan, J. P., & Roberts, J. E. (2010). Helping bereaved children and adolescents: Strategies and implications for counselors. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 32(3), 206–217.
- Minju, K., & Foreman, M. D. (2011). Korean American adult children’s beliefs about what their parents want at the end of life. Clinical Gerontologist, 34(4), 305–318.
- Winograd, R. (2012). The balance between providing support, prolonging suffering, and promoting death: Ethical issues surrounding psychological treatment of a terminally ill client. Ethics & Behavior, 22(1), 44–59.