Illustrating an integrated typology of meaning reconstruction in discourse: grief-related disclosures.

@article{Kunkel2014IllustratingAI,
  title={Illustrating an integrated typology of meaning reconstruction in discourse: grief-related disclosures.},
  author={Adrianne Kunkel and Michael Robert Dennis and Benjamin James Garner},
  journal={Death studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={38 6-10},
  pages={
          623-36
        }
}
A typology of meaning reconstruction in grief-related discourse is offered as an extension to extant approaches to meaning making as a factor in relieving distress. Sensemaking, acceptance or resignation without understanding, realization of benefits via positive reappraisal, and realignment of roles and relationships are advanced as the 4 types of meaning reconstruction that are formed by the 4 intersections of Park's ( 2010 ) categorical distinctions in meaning making (i.e., searching for… CONTINUE READING

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