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Hurd, Russell C. – Adolescence San Diego, 2004
"Debbie," 14, was 8 when her father died. During 4 interviews over 3 months, Debbie described the impact of his death as she progressed from childhood to adolescence. Themes drawn from her experience were related to theories of development, bereavement, and resilience. Triangulating interviews with her mother and brother established validity.…
Descriptors: Mothers, Grief, Fathers, Depression (Psychology)
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Kauffman, Jeffrey – Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 1994
Sees dissociative functions in mourning process as occurring in conjunction with integrative trends. Considers initial shock reaction in mourning as model of normal dissociation in mourning process. Dissociation is understood to be related to traumatic significance of death in human consciousness. Discerns four psychological categories of…
Descriptors: Death, Emotional Adjustment, Emotional Response, Grief
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Rubin, Nissan – Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 1990
Suggests using social network theory to explain varieties of mourning behavior in different societies. Compares participation in funeral ceremonies of members of different social circles in American society and Israeli kibbutz. Concludes that results demonstrated validity of concepts deriving from social network analysis in study of bereavement,…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Cultural Differences, Death, Foreign Countries
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Stringham, Jean G.; And Others – Social Work, 1982
Based on clinical interviews with 20 women, describes the experience of giving birth to and mourning a stillborn baby. Issues include pregnancy, delivery, seeing and touching the baby, autopsy, burial, "making memories," and mourning. Discusses the social worker's role in clinical practice and in influencing hospital procedures. (Author)
Descriptors: Counselor Role, Death, Grief, Interviews
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Donders, Jacques – Death Studies, 1993
Reviews developmental changes in children's acquisition of death concepts and in their emotional reactions. Discusses moderating variables that may affect nature of grieving processes after parental or sibling death. Reviews pragmatic issues regarding bereavement and mourning in children with acquired brain injuries and illustrates issues by means…
Descriptors: Bereavement, Child Development, Children, Death
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Tomko, Barbara – Social Work, 1983
Discusses a frequently overlooked aspect of the mourning process--the loss of what might have been. Uses case examples to illustrate the need for dealing with fantasies and loss of future plans, which can interfere with resolution of grief in cases of death, divorce, or disablement. (JAC)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Emotional Adjustment, Fantasy, Grief
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Frost, Mardi – Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2014
How adolescents use the social networking site Facebook to express grief is a growing area of research. In reviewing current literature, it is evident that many questions still remain unanswered. Additionally, this ever-evolving platform for grief, mourning and bereavement may hold many implications for educators, policy developers and school…
Descriptors: Grief, Coping, Social Networks, Adolescents
Kulish, Nancy Mann – 1984
J. M. Barrie's popular story of Peter Pan depicts the never-neverland of an endless happy childhood. Analysis of the story and of J. M. Barrie's personal background, however, reveals that the tale is a conflicted solution to and separation from early childhood losses and disappointments. Themes of separation and reunion, redesertion and revenge…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Children, Fantasy, Grief
Berner, Ashley; Steiner, David – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2019
Closing schools is challenging. It quickly becomes very political, as it involves numerous stakeholders who each have a different agenda. The focus should naturally be on optimizing outcomes for students, but the process can become so challenging that this goal can get obscured or lost. The need to close schools is often clear. Whether due to…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, School Closing, Outcomes of Education, Urban Schools
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Rosen, Helen – Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 1985
Presents findings from a research study on sibling loss in childhood which support the idea that the loss of a sibling in childhood may be an especially significant loss for a child, in that both internal, family, and societal influences prohibit the opportunity to mourn the loss. (Author/NRB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Death, Grief
Beshai, James A. – Essence: Issues in the Study of Ageing, Dying, and Death, 1976
John is the pseudonym for a patient who died shortly after his discharge from a state hospital. This existential interpretation of John's suicide is surmised from personal contacts with the patient as well as from a careful reading of his notes and short stories. (Author)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Counselor Attitudes, Death, Emotional Response
Mathur, Mary E. Fleming – Indian Historian, 1971
Descriptors: American Indians, Archaeology, Attitudes, Cultural Traits
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Girli, Alev – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
When literature is examined, it is seen that generally there are descriptive studies examining the effects of young children with autism in a certain age or age range on their parents' marital and family relationships as well as psychological conditions such as mourning, stress, anxiety, and depression. Longitudinal studies on the social…
Descriptors: Autism, Children, Parents, Semi Structured Interviews
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Wiederhold, Eve – JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory, 2002
Argues the predilection for sharing speech that informs the study of rhetoric does not fully address the haunted sense of psychic and embodied displacement that can accompany connections made to imagined social constructs to satisfy desires for affiliation. Focuses on media representations of the shootings at Columbine High School and two cases of…
Descriptors: Grief, Higher Education, Language Usage, Mass Media Use
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Baggerly, Jennifer; Abugideiri, Salma Elkadi – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2010
This article describes Sunni Muslims' view of death, mourning and burial rituals, and accepted healing practices. Interventions for addressing death with Muslim children, group counseling, play therapy, and community outreach are discussed. A case study of interventions for coping with a preschool Muslim boy's death is provided.
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Preschool Children, Grief, Muslims
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