PSYC 1108

Psychology of Death and Dying

This course is an introduction to the historical and socio-cultural forces which shape our understanding of death and dying. The changing nature of the dying patient's situation, critical issues in end-of-life care, ceremonies and rites enacted at the time of death, legal considerations, bereavement, grief, and mourning are introduced with a lifespan and cross-cultural perspective.

Credits: 3
Semesters: Fall, Spring
MnTC Goals: 7 , 9

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