Quiz 19: Lifes Final Chapter

Psychology

The cessation of life is known as death. Death is the termination and end stage of life where the processes of the body decline. Death of the brain is considered as a standard for determining the death of the person both by medical and legal professionals. Brain death is established by a flat electroencephalogram (EEG) which means the activity of the cerebral cortex is lost. Hence, the blank can be filled with img .

The cessation of life is known as death. Death is the termination and end stage of life where the processes of the body decline. Death of the brain is considered as a standard for determining the death of the person both by medical and legal professionals. Brain death is established by a flat electroencephalogram (EEG) which means the activity of the cerebral cortex is lost. The sense of self, consciousness and psychological function is lost when the activity is lost in cortex. The whole brain death leads to the death of brain stem also. The death of brain stem leads to the loss of automatic functions like breathing reflexes. Hence, the options (a), (b) and (c) are incorrect. The concept of whole brain death refers to the death of brain and the brain stem. Hence, the option img is correct.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross work has influenced the process of dying overview. She has observed some common responses from the terminally ill patients when they heard about the news of impending death. Kubler Ross has hypothesized that most of the dying patients will go through the five stages of dying. These stages include denial, anger, bargaining, depression and final acceptance. Hence, the blank can be filled with img .