Meaning of bereavement among older African American widows.

@article{Rodgers2004MeaningOB,
  title={Meaning of bereavement among older African American widows.},
  author={Laura S Rodgers},
  journal={Geriatric nursing},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={10-6}
}
In spite of the increase in research on spousal bereavement, researchers have not specifically addressed the impact that ethnicity may have on the bereavement experience. The results of this descriptive phenomenological study increase the understanding of spousal bereavement among older African American widows. Storytelling was at the heart of every participant's description of her bereavement experience. Six themes were identified: awareness of death, care giving, getting through, moving on… CONTINUE READING

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