ERIC Number: EJ309686
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Some Aspects of the Elderly Widow(er)'s Persistent Tie with the Deceased Spouse.
Moss, Miriam S.; Moss, Sidney Z.
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v15 n3 p195-206 1984-85
Discusses the deep attachment the widowed elderly often maintain for the deceased spouse, based on naturalistic observations and interviews with six widow(er)s. Five themes of the marital tie continue throughout widowhood, including caring, family feeling, commitment, and reciprocal identity support. (JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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