"Chapter 10: Life Span Development II"
Chapter 10: Life Span Development II Web Essays 1: Euthanasia and Developmental Psychology http://www.iaetf.org Euthanasia is a topic under investigation in a number of countries and states. For example, read the material posted at the above Web site of the International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide. What does the psychology of aging; grief, loss, and bereavement have to contribute to this debate? 2: National Institute on Aging http://www.nih.gov/nia/ At this site, you can search or browse the press releases of the National Institute of Aging for the past several years. Have a look at these projects. What can you deduce about the issues that face the aging in the United States today? 3: Search the Web http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/bereavement.html Use this site, or your favorite Internet search engine, look for information and resources on bereavement. You may consider adding the terms grief and loss. What types of psychological theories seem to be applied in this field? What types of human problems seem to be generally addressed? What types of services or programs are available in this area?