The Use of Role Playing Techniques as an Instructional Aid in Teaching about Dying, Death, and Bereavement

@article{Barton1975TheUO,
  title={The Use of Role Playing Techniques as an Instructional Aid in Teaching about Dying, Death, and Bereavement},
  author={D. Barton and M. Crowder},
  journal={OMEGA — Journal of Death and Dying},
  year={1975},
  volume={6},
  pages={243 - 250}
}
Role playing exercises are useful in teaching health care professionals about issues related to dying, death, and bereavement. This paper includes examples of role playing vignettes related to attitudes toward death, the dynamics of family interaction in the context of life-threatening illness, the consideration of an ethical issue, displaced anger toward the caregiver, the role of personality traits in adaptation to illness, and consideration of religious issues. The vignettes simulate… Expand
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