Year: 2001 Source: Death Studies, v.25, no.6, (September 2001), p.531-548 SIEC No: 20020470

Describes a clinical tool, the Grief Map, that is designed to assist those who are grieving death & non-death losses. The map provides a constructive multidimensional framework for dealing with the phenomena of the grieving process & for rebuilding life following major loss. The method of developing the map & its various uses as an assessment, educational, & therapeutic tool are detailed. The initial draft was the result of a study of grief, using field methodology in 97 patients attending a support group for persons bereaved through suicide. (33 refs)