University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

80-357 The Psychology of Death and Dying (3-0)

An examination of theory, research, and issues in the psychology of death and dying. Emphasis is upon the cognitive operations used to process information about death and the influence of death constructs in daily life. Topics include the development of death concepts throughout the life-span, death anxiety in society, the needs of the dying person, the psychology of grieving, and unexpected losses such as deaths by suicide or miscarriage. Offered through Distance Education format only.

Prerequisites: 80-231 or 80-274 or 80-245 or work experience in related fields or permission of the instructor. ) (See also psychology core statement.)
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1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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