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The role of spirituality and religion for those bereaved due to a traumatic death

Abstract:

After a sudden traumatic death, bereaved relatives may feel particularly distressed. We look at the role of spirituality (including religion, whether following communal forms or more individually expressed) in people's lives after the traumatic death of a relative. Our findings are based on narrative interviews with 40 people bereaved through murder, manslaughter, car crash, train accident, fire, bomb explosion, industrial explosion, or pedestrian incident. People were interviewed in their ho...

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Chapple, A More by this author
Ziebland, S More by this author
Journal:
Mortality
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-19
Publication date:
2011-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-9885
ISSN:
1357-6275
URN:
uuid:dedb192b-526b-428e-9f0f-091ee8972579
Source identifiers:
220763
Local pid:
pubs:220763

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