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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
Friday, Jul 12, 2013 - 11:30 PM
"Sudden Death"
Special issues arise when death comes without warning. A woman widowed by the Oklahoma City bombing talks about how she handled the sudden news and loss of her husband. An ambulance paramedic discusses the reactions to imminent death among those he assists. D
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Friday, Jul 12, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Fear of Death and Dying" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Jul 12, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Sudden Death" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 13, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Fear of Death and Dying" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 13, 2013 - 11:30 AM "Sudden Death" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Jul 19, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Child" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Jul 19, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Grief and Bereavement" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Child" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2013 - 11:30 AM "Grief and Bereavement" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Jul 26, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Death Rituals" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Jul 26, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Good Death" (LEARN/CREATE)
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