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Psychology of Death, Dying & Bereavement

PSYC - 2080

3 Credits

This course deals with the significant loss of someone through death. Topics covered include death and the process of dying, the role of the helping professions, family and the dying child, suicide, society’s response to death and dying, grief and bereavement. The course incorporates readings, lectures, films, guest speakers, structural class exercises and field trips. Projects lead students beyond the readings to further research and independent study. Lecture: 3 hours


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