A walk through bereavement theory

Isabel Dosser

  • Abstract

    This paper examines and discusses specific grief theories that have emerged
    over a number of years, resulting in an overview of some of the main theories for the reader. It aims to inform nurses and encourage further exploration of the subject, ultimately resulting in an evidence-based approach to bereavement support.

  • Contributors

    Isabel Dosser


    Correct at article publish date

    School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK

    Author notes

    Correspondence to Isabel Dosser, i.dosser@napier.ac.uk

    Original publishing information

    • Publisher: St Christopher's Hospice
    • Publish date: 01/11/2016
    • ePub Date: 10/11/2016
    • Volume: 6
    • Issue: 1

    Permissions: Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. For permission to use (where not already granted under a licence) please go to http://www.bmj.com/company/products-services/rights-and-licensing/2016

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