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ERIC Number: EJ477174
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0030-2228
The Effect of Cause of Death on Responses to the Bereaved: Suicide Compared to Accident and Natural Causes.
Allen, Breon G.; And Others
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v28 n1 p39-48 1993-94
Examined impact of cause of death on responses to bereaved individual. Sixty adults listened to audiotape of recently bereaved widow. There were three versions of tape, each identical except for stated cause of death: suicide, accident, or heart attack. Found that respondents were more anxious after interaction than before. Perceptions of person bereaved by suicide were more negative. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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