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Bereavement—a world of difference

Orla Keegan

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Second edition

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9780199599295
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191731532 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0065
Bereavement—a world of difference

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This chapter sets out current thinking on bereavement, grief, and loss, identifying the different influences on their construction. It then goes on to review how points in the life cycle, aspects of life circumstances and of death circumstances contribute to different experiences of grief, and ultimately bereavement supports.

Keywords: grief; loss; life cycle; death

Chapter.  3891 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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