ERIC Number: EJ480619
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Grief and the Reflective Self: Toward a Clearer Model of Loss Resolution and Growth.
Nerken, Ira R.
Death Studies, v17 n1 p1-26 1993
Proposed dyadic model of how self functions in loss, recovery, and growth. In model, "reflective" side of self is seen as acting on "core" repository of identity, interpreting feelings and formulating meaning. Suggests that grief work enhances reflective self's insight, affirmative strength, and ability to make life matter. Discusses implications for grief counseling. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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