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ERIC Number: EJ698377
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan-1
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0748-9633
Twin Loss: Implications for Counselors Working with Surviving Twins.(practice & Theory)
Withrow, Rebecca; Schwiebert, Valerie L.
Journal of Counseling and Development, v83 n1 p21 Win 2005
Multiple births are becoming increasingly prevalent due to the use of fertility drugs and women choosing to wait until later life to conceive. With the growth in the twin population, little research has been done to investigate the effects on the grief process when 1 twin dies. Counselors must understand the unique experience of twins to formulate interventions to counsel the surviving twin and parents. This article provides strategies for counseling this unique population.
Descriptors: Twins, Grief
American Counseling Association, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304. Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A