Grief and coping of parents whose child has a constant life-threatening disability, hypoplastic left heart syndrome with reference to the Dual-Process Model

Title

Grief and coping of parents whose child has a constant life-threatening disability, hypoplastic left heart syndrome with reference to the Dual-Process Model

Creator

Cantwell-Bartl A

Publisher

Death Studies

Date

2018

Description

This paper reports on a study that examined the grief and coping of 29 parents whose child has hypoplastic left heart syndrome using the Dual Process Model. The study employed a secondary thematic analysis of interviews at key times of treatment and recovery for the child. After the diagnosis, parents experienced intense loss (LO), but focused upon restoration-orientated tasks (RO) to support their child. Over time, most parents employed a healthy oscillation between LO coping and RO coping, with waves of grief and with some grieving suppressed. There are some specific grief and coping and gender patterns employed by parents

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Citation List Month

July 2018 List

Pages

569-578

Issue

9

Volume

42

Collection

Citation

Cantwell-Bartl A, “Grief and coping of parents whose child has a constant life-threatening disability, hypoplastic left heart syndrome with reference to the Dual-Process Model,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed July 19, 2018, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/15191.

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