Year: 1980 Source: American Journal of Nursing, v.80, no.9, (September 1980), p.1652-1654 SIEC No: 19820450

The authors, a nurse and a social worker, conducted a group for widows whose spouses had died of natural causes. This descriptive article contains general information about grief reactions and some intervention strategies. It addresses the issues of guilt, anger, conspiracy of silence, problems of adjustment and financial concerns.