ERIC Number: EJ470249
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reactions to the Death of a Parent during Midlife.
Scharlach, Andrew E.; Fredriksen, Karen I.
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v27 n4 p307-20 1993
Interviewed 83 adults who had lost parent 1 to 5 years previously. Found that 60% continued to experience emotional reactions and 44% continued to experience somatic reactions to the death. Most reported changes in their sense of maturity, personal priorities, work/career objectives, feelings about their own mortality, and importance and nature of social relationships. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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