Year: 1983 Source: Health Values: Achieving High Level Wellness, v.7, no.1, (1983), p.19-23 SIEC No: 19960139

Data was examined from 3 separate studies that asked bereaved parents in various ways to describe themselves. The purpose was to seek clues regarding both positive & negative resolutions following the death of a child. Findings indicate that many of the comments suggest potentially positive outcomes. The most commonly reported growth responses were: having a stronger faith, being more compassionate & caring, & living life more fully. Negative outcomes were generally less frequent. (24 refs)