stillbirth refers to the death of a child occurring between

stillbirth refers to the death of a child occurring between

101. (p. 389) As medically defined, stillbirth refers to the death of a child occurring between
A. the 20th week of pregnancy and birth.
B. conception and the 12th week of pregnancy.
C. the 12th week of pregnancy and birth.
D. birth and 28 days after birth.

102. (p. 403-404) Of the following factors, the one LEAST likely to influence the outcome of spousal bereavement is the
A. age of the surviving spouse.
B. involvement of the couple’s children.
C. gender of the surviving spouse.
D. quality of medical and nursing staff.

103. (p. 388) A major source of conflict among bereaved couples in coping with the death of a child relates to
A. differences in beliefs and expectations.
B. the cause of the child’s death.
C. their view of themselves as a couple.
D. their view of themselves as parents.
104. (p. 387-388) Which of the following statements are TRUE about parental bereavement in couples?
1. A feeling of estrangement and a strong bond can occur between the parents at the same time.
2. A partner’s behavior can be misinterpreted by the other and can cause conflict.
3. Different grieving styles may decrease the couple’s sense of commonality.
4. Urging each other to be strong in public is an important component of getting past the grieving phase and into the healing phase of bereavement.
A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1, 2 and 4
C. 1, 3 and 4
D. 2, 3 and 4

105. (p. 391) A parent’s attachment to a child begins
A. when the child can speak and communicate.
B. once the child develops a unique personality.
C. before the child is born.
D. during the delivery of the child.
106. (p. 408) The elderly tend to be more
A. monotonous than other age groups.
B. individually distinct than other age groups.
C. carefree than other age groups.
D. active than other age groups.

107. (p. 385) During the stage of psychosocial development termed “young adulthood,” the conflict to be resolved involves
A. generativity and stagnation.
B. integrity and despair.
C. trust and autonomy.
D. intimacy and isolation.

108. (p. 408) Which of the following are reasons given by aged people for accepting death?
1. Death is preferable to inactivity.
2. Death is preferable to becoming a burden.
3. Death is preferable to living alone.
4. Death is preferable to loss of mental faculties.
A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1, 2 and 4
C. 1, 3 and 4
D. 2, 3 and 4
109. (p. 394) For newly bereaved parents of a stillborn child, their recovery from grief is aided by
A. removing the stillborn as quickly as possible.
B. seeing and holding the baby.
C. signing the death certificate and avoiding the child.
D. taking home the baby’s remains.
110. (p. 390) Giving up a child for adoption is an example of
A. emotional stress.
B. philanthropy.
C. reproductive loss.
D. cruel parenting.

Chapter 12

111. (p. 442) Of the individuals who commit suicide, approximately what percentage write suicide notes?
A. 10 percent
B. 25 percent
C. 45 percent
D. 65 percent
112. (p. 421) The largest mass suicide in modern times occurred in
A. Jonestown, Guyana.
B. New Delhi, India.
C. Poznan, Poland.
D. Tokyo, Japan.

113. (p. 418) Which of the following are limitations of the psychological autopsy?
1. retrospective nature
2. the individual of interest is not available for examination
3. over abundance of standardized procedures
4. third-party informants may distort representations of the decedent for a variety of reasons
A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1, 2 and 4
C. 1, 3 and 4
D. 2, 3 and 4
114. (p. 440-441) According to a study of suicide notes, which of the following was a critical factor cited by individuals who used an “active” or graphic method of attempting suicide?
A. rejection
B. depression
C. substance abuse
D. alienation
115. (p. 441) According to the ranking of lethality given in the text, which of the following methods is the LEAST likely to result in suicide?
A. drowning
B. cutting
C. gunshot
D. poison
116. (p. 437) A mutual arrangement wherein two or more individuals decide to kill themselves at the same time is known as a
A. cluster suicide.
B. mass extermination.
C. suicide pact.
D. group suicide.

117. (p. 417) A psychological autopsy is
A. an individual’s perspective of death.
B. an individual’s attitude toward death.
C. a method of determining how a person feels about death.
D. a method of determining a person’s thoughts and feelings prior to death.

118. (p. 432) Brian Barry’s description of pro-life forces includes all of the following EXCEPT:
A. a belief that problems can promote growth.
B. a belief that problems are inherently unsolvable.
C. a willingness to struggle.
D. the fear of death.

119. (p. 416) Coroners tend to list suicide as the cause of death
A. in most cases.
B. only when a separate and distinct cause cannot be determined.
C. only when circumstances unequivocally justify such a determination.
D. when they believe that foul play was involved.
120. (p. 431) Which of the following are considered risk factors that influence suicidal behaviors?
1. culture
2. personality
3. group situation
4. biological factors
A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1, 2 and 4
C. 1, 3 and 4
D. 2, 3 and 4

Chapter 13

121. (p. 476) Which of the following types of media played a particularly vital role in the acquisition and exchange of information following the World Trade Center attack on September 11?
A. radio
B. Internet
C. television
D. newspaper

122. (p. 473) Which of the following statements support a negative response in treating terrorism as war?
1. War is generally defined as a state of usually open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations.
2. War is designed to attract attention and generate widespread fear.
3. War is generally viewed as an activity conducted according to socially recognized rules.
4. War is aimed to destroy the sense of security people normally feel in familiar places.
A. 1 and 2
B. 1 and 3
C. 2 and 3
D. 2 and 4

123. (p. 462) Studies show violence is reduced when