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By Cynthia A. Peveto PhD, Bert Hayslip Jr. PhD

ISBN-10: 0826127967

ISBN-13: 9780826127969

ISBN-10: 0826127975

ISBN-13: 9780826127976

By evaluating the findings from Kalish's and Reynolds's landmark 1970's demise and Ethnicity examine to their very own current research, Hayslip and Peveto learn the impression of cultural swap on dying attitudes.

With a spotlight on African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic-American subpopulations, with Caucasians taken care of as a comparability crew, the authors come to numerous conclusions, including:

  • the shift towards extra curiosity in being expert of one's personal terminal prognosis
  • a extra own method of funerals and mourning observances
  • a larger specialise in relatives and relationships

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It will be interesting to compare Harley and Firebaugh’s findings with trends that emerge from the present replication of Kalish and Reynolds’ (1976) study. Relating to Others Interactions with the dying. Kalish and Reynolds (1976) found age-related differences in respondents’ attitudes toward informing terminally ill persons of their condition. Nearly 60% of the nonelderly sample approved of telling the dying of their status, but only 40% of the oldest group approved. However, examination of the individual ethnic groups revealed that almost all of the age-related differences were found among the Japanese.

Regarding issues related to their own death, college-educated participants were (a) less likely to call a clergyman when death was imminent, (b) would not expect family members to attend them if it was inconvenient, and (c) were much more likely to want to be informed if they were dying. There was also variation among participants with different levels of education in how they would want to spend their last 6 months of their lives if they were terminally ill. The respondents with less education were more likely to choose to spend their remaining time in contemplation, or other inner-centered activity, and indicated more concern for others than did those with more education.

Results showed that African American respondents were the most familiar with death across the age groups, with many more African Americans reporting to have known five or more people who had died and the fewest reporting to have known none. Furthermore, older people were the most likely to have attended funerals and visited cemeteries. Nonetheless, it was participants from the young age group who reported that they would be the most likely to touch or kiss the body, whereas the middle-aged group were the least willing to initiate physical contact with the body.

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