Year: 1993 Source: Washington: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1993. 295p. SIEC No: 19950546

The first part of this book is an extensive overview of theories on grief & earlier findings from empirical research. The major part of this book discusses the results of the Leiden Bereavement study which compared the aftermath of 3 different types of deaths: suicides, traffic accidents, & fatal illness. The consequences of the death of a spouse, a child, a sibling, or a parent in adult life are examined in detail. Questions related to future problems in adaptation are answered.