Daily life stressors and coping strategies during widowhood: A diary study after one year of bereavement.

Abstract

The present study examined the frequency and types of bereavement-related stressors and coping strategies that 40 widowed people encountered and reported in a diary over the course of 1 week. The results indicated that, after 1 year of bereavement, (a) the most frequent stressors were oriented to the loss of the spouse, (b) specific coping strategies were used and found effective to deal with specific types of stressors,

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@article{RyckeboschDayez2016DailyLS, title={Daily life stressors and coping strategies during widowhood: A diary study after one year of bereavement.}, author={Anne-Sophie Ryckebosch-Dayez and Emmanuelle Zech and Jordan Mac Cord and C{\'e}dric Taverne}, journal={Death studies}, year={2016}, volume={40 8}, pages={461-478} }