ERIC Number: EJ483033
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families: Treatment from a Disenfranchised Grief Perspective.
Zupanick, Corinne E.
Death Studies, v18 n2 p183-95 1994
Generalizes concept of disenfranchised grief to understanding of recovery process for adult children of dysfunctional families. Describes recovery process of this population as parallel to grief process. Identifies two layers of unrecognized loss: loss of one's childhood and loss of one's fantasized and idealized parent. Suggests specific therapeutic strategies and techniques that use disenfranchised grief approach. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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