Mothers' experience of social support following the death of a child.

@article{Laakso2002MothersEO,
  title={Mothers' experience of social support following the death of a child.},
  author={Hilkka Laakso and Marita Paunonen-Ilmonen},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={
          176-85
        }
}
1. This study aimed at analysing the grief and coping of mothers whose child had died under the age of 7 years. The paper describes the social support received as experienced by mothers. 2. Data were collected using a survey (n=91) and interviews (n=50) with mothers who had lost their child at least 1 year previously. The questionnaire contained questions concerning background characteristics, the Hogan Grief Reaction Checklist and open-ended questions. Survey data were analysed using a two-way… CONTINUE READING
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