Experiences of loss and chronic sorrow in persons with severe chronic illness.

@article{Ahlstrm2007ExperiencesOL,
  title={Experiences of loss and chronic sorrow in persons with severe chronic illness.},
  author={Gerd Ahlstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 3A},
  pages={76-83}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aims of the present study were to describe losses narrated by persons afflicted with severe chronic physical illness and to identify the concomitant occurrence of chronic sorrow. BACKGROUND Reactions connected with repeated losses are referred to in the literature as chronic sorrow, which has recently been described in conjunction with chronic illness. DESIGN A qualitative study with an abductive approach of analysis, including both inductive and deductive… CONTINUE READING

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