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Journey of family members of homicide victims: a qualitative study of their posthomicide experience.
  • M. Armour
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The American journal of orthopsychiatry
  • 1 July 2002
Family members of homicide victims are a neglected population whose posthomicide experience is shaped by the social milieu and primacy of the state's agenda for justice. Themes derived fromExpand
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  • M. Armour
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Death studies
  • 1 July 2003
Although sense making or finding benefit are well documented examples of meaning making processes, meaning making grounded in action has received less attention. This article adds a specificExpand
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Experiences of Covictims of Homicide
Covictims of homicide are a hidden and sparsely researched group whose needs, as crime victims, are neglected and subsumed by the state's agenda for retributive justice. Likewise, their unique andExpand
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Restorative Justice Dialogue: An Essential Guide for Research and Practice
Restorative Justice Dialogue is an important addition to the literature on this 30-year-old movement. Umbreit and Armour provide an evidence-based description of the history, practices and future ofExpand
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Finding A Place in the World: The Experience of Recovery from Severe Mental Illness
This hermeneutic phenomenological study of 45 adults with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) examines the experience of recovery over 3 years. After a brief review of the results from theExpand
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Violent Death
ABSTRACT Approximately 1 in 3 Americans have a loved one die in a sudden violent manner in their lifetime. This article examines the postevent experiences of three groups of survivors: survivors ofExpand
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Meaning Making in Survivorship: Application to Holocaust Survivors
Meaning making is fast emerging as a core construct in addressing trauma and violent loss. Meaning-making theorists, however, have suggested that people who have suffered severe, direct traumas mayExpand
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Women's Early Recovery: Managing the Dilemma of Substance Abuse and Intimate Partner Relationships
Numerous studies have shown that women's patterns of substance use are strongly impacted by social relationships. Using a hermeneutic phenomenological method, this study examined the interplayExpand
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Meaning Making for Survivors of Violent Death
Restorative and Clinical Essentials. Raphael, Stevens, Dunsmore, Clinical Theories of Loss and Grief. Bonanno, Grief, Trauma, and Resilience. Salloum, Rynearson, Family Resilience After ViolentExpand
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