Presentation on theme: "Psychological In-Depth look at Death Created by… Lauren Straber Brittany Stephens Josh Abbott."— Presentation transcript:
Psychological In-Depth look at Death Created by… Lauren Straber Brittany Stephens Josh Abbott
5 Stages of Death for “The Dying” 1.Denial 2.Anger 3.Bargaining 4.Depression 5.Acceptance
Denial Stage Not believing death is imminent Denying the fact that death is close-by
Anger Stage Believers in God- experience anger towards God Project anger and hatred towards God and others surrounding them
Bargaining Stage Believers in God- Bargain with God to fix their death from happening Bargain to continue living, although death is in everyone’s plans
Depression Stage Intense, debilitating sadness that might manifest itself physically Able to move to acceptance after the depression state
Acceptance Stage Finally realize there isn’t anything they can do about dying Try to be happy their last days of being alive.
5 stages of death.. For those that Remain 1.Initial shock 2.Grief 3.Apathy 4.Depression 5.Acceptance
Initial Shock Stage Form of denial Phrases like, “That can’t be true.” are common Sometimes, people can’t even find words to say
Grief stage Feel sympathy for the dying Feel bad for themselves due to facing our own mortality Pain is the most individualized thing on Earth. It is true that it is the great common bond as well, but that realization only comes when it is over. To suffer is to be alone. To watch another suffer is to know the barrier that shuts each of us away by himself. Only individuals can suffer. –Edith Hamilton
Apathy Stage Putting up a wall, from other people Blocking out the dying one’s feelings
Depression Stage Refer to “The Dying” Depression Stage slide
Acceptance Stage Finding a way to be “OK” with the fact their loved one is dying
So.. what is Death? cessation of the connection between our mind and our body When the body disintegrates at death, the mind does not cease.
How to Cope: Losing Another Talk to grief counselor or friend Share memories Do things you enjoy/ taking your mind off things http://www.wyfda.org/basics_4.html http://library.thinkquest.org/C0122781/psychology/index.htm
We advise.. If you know someone who is dying, be there for them. Although they may try blocking you out, let them know they can come to you for anything. If you are having trouble coping with a death of relatives, or anyone for that matter, call 1-888-731-1000,(Hotline number for TBN prayer and praise line). Not your thing? Try 1-800-448- 3000 for The Boys Town Hotline. These are both 24/7 hour hotlines and will help you whenever needed, no matter the situation.