The cultural bereavement interview: a new clinical research approach for refugees.

@article{Eisenbruch1990TheCB,
  title={The cultural bereavement interview: a new clinical research approach for refugees.},
  author={Maurice Eisenbruch},
  journal={The Psychiatric clinics of North America},
  year={1990},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={715-35}
}
The large number of refugees in the world must cope with the loss of family and homeland. This paper proposes a new concept of cultural bereavement and presents a framework for its identification in the clinical interview with refugees. The cultural bereavement interview explores reactions to personal losses and to losses of both the social systems and the cultural meanings. Eleven areas are systematically explored, the first nine are indicators of bereavement and the tenth and eleventh are… CONTINUE READING