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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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Episode Description
Saturday, Oct 27, 2012 - 11:30 PM    "Deathbed" In the last century, the scene of the deathbed drama has moved, overall, from home to hospital. Still, even surrounded by technology, the deathbed scene remains emotional for those who participate. We meet a young man who loses his mother to cancer, a couple who lose their five-year-old daughter, and a young widow who recounts the final serene days of her husband's battle with leukemia. D
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Saturday, Oct 27, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Facing Mortality" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Oct 27, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Deathbed" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Oct 28, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Facing Mortality" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Oct 28, 2012 - 11:30 AM "Deathbed" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Fear of Death and Dying" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Sudden Death" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Fear of Death and Dying" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 - 11:30 AM "Sudden Death" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Child" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Grief and Bereavement" (LEARN/CREATE)
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