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Bereavement and personal change

Durie, David


The numerous systematic studies of bereavement behaviour made in recent decades probably stem from Freud's “Mourning and Melancholia" (1917} and have been much influenced by his concept of the "work of mourning". The aim of this paper is to consider the meaning of this term, the processes which it connotes and its appropriateness in the light of the large body of knowledge now available about bereavement behaviour. 'Grief' is taken to mean the ordinary painful emotion experienced at the death...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07-31
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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