ERIC Number: EJ388394
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Psychological Consequences of AIDS-Related Bereavement among Gay Men.
Martin, John L.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v56 n6 p856-62 Dec 1988
Interviewed 745 homosexual men to examine relation between Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)-related bereavement and psychological distress. Loss of lover or close friend to AIDS was reported by 27 percent of sample. Found direct relation between number of bereavements and symptoms of traumatic stress response, demoralization, sleep problems, sedative use, recreational drug use, and use of psychological services. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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