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Identify the motivational theories that relate to hospice end of life.

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This solution list a few motivational theories related to hospice end of life care. The four theories discussed in this posting include the following: socioemotional selectivity theory, the Elizabeth Kubler-Ross Grief Cycle, Maslow's Heirarchy of Needs and Erickson's Stages of Development. The explanation is given in 341 words with four references.

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Problem: Identify the motivational theories that relate to hospice end of life


Socioemotional selectivity theory-by Laura Carstensen

This theory suggests that emotional goals, emotional regulation, and emotional relationships grow increasingly important in the face of limited time.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross Grief Cycle

Terminally ill patients experience various reactions: denial, anger, depression, bargaining and so forth. This may not be a direct motivational theory but it plays a huge ...

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