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ERIC Number: EJ506277
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0748-1187
Bereavement Research Using Control Groups: Ethical Obligations and Questions.
Balk, David E.
Death Studies, v19 n2 p123-38 Mar-Apr 1995
Discusses an ethical dilemma that emerged in a study with bereaved college students. The instruments used to gather data clearly elicited grief-related distress, and more bereaved students in control groups left the study than did participants in social support groups. Three alternatives to a traditional control-group design are discussed for bereavement studies that do not endanger validity. (JPS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Special theme issue on "Ethics and Bereavement Research."