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Death: A Personal Understanding

Gain a greater understanding of death and dying through case studies and moving personal stories of people facing their own death or the death of a loved one. This series explores a wide range of North American cultural perspectives on death within the context of current issues, including AIDS, death by violence, suicide, assisted suicide, hospice care, end-of-life decision making, and how children react to death. Leading authority Robert J. Kastenbaum guides you sensitively through these topics. This series is appropriate for courses in allied health, psychology, sociology, religion, and death studies.

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Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 4:00 AM    "What Is Death?" Definitions of death have been debated for centuries, depending on culture, social conditions, and the role of the medical profession. In this program, we see how ideas have changed historically and how our newest definitions, like "brain death," may not yet be adequate for encompassing all of death's meanings.. D
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Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 4:00 AM "What Is Death?" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Dying Person" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 4:00 PM "What Is Death?" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 4:30 PM "Dying Person" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Facing Mortality" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Deathbed" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 - 4:00 PM "Facing Mortality" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 - 4:30 PM "Deathbed" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Fear of Death and Dying" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Sudden Death" (LEARN/CREATE)
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