Tlaxcalan constructions of acute grief.

  title={Tlaxcalan constructions of acute grief.},
  author={Horacio Fabrega and Hugo Nutini},
  journal={Culture, medicine and psychiatry},
  volume={18 4},
In rural Tlaxcala, Mexico, the sudden and unexpected death of infants and young children was a relatively common occurrence during the time when this study was conducted. Not surprisingly, the deaths constituted major social tragedies and operated as psychological traumas to the family, especially the parents. Acute grief reactions inevitably resulted and… CONTINUE READING