Year: 1983 Source: The Journal of School Health, v.58, (January 1983), p.14-18 SIEC No: 19833042

This study reports the effects of sibling death on adolescents. The author discusses emotional responses, effects on sleeping, eating & school work, frequency of thoughts about the deceased sibling, means of dealing with the death, interpersonal relationships, perceptions of personal maturity, lessons learned from the death, & the importance of religious beliefs. The author concludes that most adolescents withstand the stress well, & emerge as more mature individuals. (VM)