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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, Nov 3, 2012 - 11:00 PM    "Fear of Death and Dying" Despite the centuries-old human struggle to "domesticate" death, the moment itself often remains frightening. A man diagnosed with AIDS and a woman dealing with recurrent cancer discuss how physical pain and fear of what may happen next affect their views of the future. An older couple explains the rational motives, and the emotional difficulties, behind their decision to prepare an "advance directive. D
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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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Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Child" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 - 11:30 AM "Grief and Bereavement" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Death Rituals" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Good Death" (LEARN/CREATE)
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