Finding meaning in the loss of a child: journeys of chaos and quest.

@article{Titus2011FindingMI,
  title={Finding meaning in the loss of a child: journeys of chaos and quest.},
  author={Barb Titus and Rebecca de Souza},
  journal={Health communication},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={450-60}
}
The death of a child can be one of the worst things to happen to a family. Despite the significance of such a powerful event, parental loss is an area that has not been fully explored in the literature. This study uses narrative methodology to explore the grief experienced by 10 parents before and after the death of their child. We found four primary tensions in the stories written by parents: a time of chaos and control; disruption and normalcy in family life; heartening and disheartening… CONTINUE READING

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