Year: 1981 Source: Personnel and Guidance Journal, v.59, no.6, (1981), p.376-378 SIEC No: 19820695

Proposes Bowlby’s theoretical model as a framework for understanding personal loss & grief as a result of immigration. Comparative theoretical models on the process of culture shock, adjustment & bilingual/bicultural adaptation are reviewed as are the writings about American immigrants by historians, sociologists & educators. Clinical data provide examples for each stage in the grieving process. Cites many unanswered questions.