ERIC Number: EJ448294
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Bereaved Families: A Comparison of Parents' and Grandparents' Reactions to the Death of a Child.
Ponzetti, James J., Jr.
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v25 n1 p63-71 1992
Examined grief reactions of 36 parents and 28 grandparents within same family to death of child. Both groups reported subjectively experiencing affective changes. Most parents mentioned feeling or acting differently toward surviving children; only one-third of grandparents noted differences toward grandchildren. Parents' reactions focused on deceased child; grandparents' concerns focused on parents of deceased child. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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