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Considerations for grief interventions: eras of witnessing with families.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22953508     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
This article describes research that was conducted to articulate interventions with families experiencing grief. Using an interpretive methodology framed by philosophical hermeneutics allowed for a depth of understanding of these therapeutic conversations. The research findings offer explanations of the role of time in relation to grief, particularly the timing of interventions, and describe the significance of working with multiple family members during therapeutic interventions. This research was unique in that it approached grief counseling with a family focus, the participants were interviewed for this study several years after the therapeutic encounter, and the underlying theoretical framework for the interventions focused on grief as a lifelong, life-changing experience, rather than a finite, pathology-laden event.
Lorraine M Thirsk; Nancy J Moules
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Omega     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0030-2228     ISO Abbreviation:  Omega (Westport)     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1272106     Medline TA:  Omega (Westport)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  107-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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