Understanding Gender Differences in Bereavement following the Death of an Infant : Implications for Treatment

@inproceedings{Wing2004UnderstandingGD,
  title={Understanding Gender Differences in Bereavement following the Death of an Infant : Implications for Treatment},
  author={David Wing and KATHERINE BURGE-CALLAWAY and Pauline M. Rose},
  year={2004}
}
The death of an infant confronts parents with a multitude of difficult challenges. Bereaved parents often experience a grief that is unexpectedly pervasive, intense, and enduring. Support from family, friends, and medical professionals is often limited, and most parents rely predominantly on their partner or spouse for sustained support and understanding. Over time, partners often experience increased difficulties in supporting each other due to gender differences in grief and coping, strained… CONTINUE READING
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