ERIC Number: EJ459050
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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A Comparison of Depression in Women Bereaved of a Spouse, Child, or a Parent.
Leahy, Julia M.
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v26 n3 p207-17 1992-93
Adult middle-aged women (117 widows, 58 mothers, 80 adult daughters) completed Beck Depression Inventory-Short Form. Bereaved mothers had significantly higher levels of depression than both widows and bereaved adult daughters. Over 60% of mothers had depression scores in moderate to severe depression range. Widows had significantly higher levels of depression than adult daughters. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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