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|Title:||Grief of children following parental suicide||Contributor(s):||Ratnarajah, Dorothy (author)||Publication Date:||2008||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/11007||Abstract:||• Project Title: The construction of meaning following parental suicide. • Research question: What meaning have children bereaved by parental suicide placed on this event and its aftermath throughout their developmental years and adult lives? • Aims: The primary aims were to explore the recollections of adults who had experienced parental suicide while they were children/adolescents; To understand the developmental history after suicide; the development of psychological and spiritual meaning systems and the development of resilience; Identify the nature of support and the timing of the support that would be most beneficial to the bereaved families and in particular, the surviving children; Understand more about vulnerability and the factors that affect coping; Identify the protective external factors that encourage moderation between stress, risk, coping and the building of resilience and how support services could be designed to facilitate resilience.||Publication Type:||Conference Publication||Conference Name:||8th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society - Consequences of Loss: Resiliency and Complications in the Grief Experience, Melbourne, Australia, 15th - 18th July, 2008||Source of Publication:||Presented at the 8th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society||Field of Research (FOR):||111710 Health Counselling||HERDC Category Description:||E3 Extract of Scholarly Conference Publication||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 72
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