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Viewing the body after bereavement due to a traumatic death: qualitative study in the UK.

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OBJECTIVE: Whether bereaved relatives should be encouraged to view the body after a traumatic death is uncertain. This analysis of narrative interviews interprets people's accounts of why and how they decided whether to view the body and their emotional reactions to this, immediately and at a later stage. DESIGN: In depth interviews with qualitative analysis. PARTICIPANTS: A maximum variation sample of 80 people bereaved because of suicide or other traumatic death. SETTING: Most people were i...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/bmj.c2032
Journal:
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Volume:
340
Pages:
c2032
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:220723
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uuid:69e54559-4e36-4db5-a1ed-1e12a4344118
Local pid:
pubs:220723
Source identifiers:
220723
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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