Viewing the body after bereavement due to a traumatic death: qualitative study in the UK

@inproceedings{Chapple2010ViewingTB,
  title={Viewing the body after bereavement due to a traumatic death: qualitative study in the UK},
  author={Alison Chapple and Sue Ziebland},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE Whether bereaved relatives should be encouraged to view the body after a traumatic death is uncertain. This analysis of narrative interviews interprets people's accounts of why and how they decided whether to view the body and their emotional reactions to this, immediately and at a later stage. DESIGN In depth interviews with qualitative analysis. PARTICIPANTS A maximum variation sample of 80 people bereaved because of suicide or other traumatic death. SETTING Most people were… CONTINUE READING
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