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For Death is But a Passing Phase of Life: Riding The Grief Waves Resulting From The Death of Pet and Human Loss Within a Culturally Fluid World
We, as living beings, all cross paths with death of others and of ourselves, as well as the grief that follows. However, people in many cultures and societies are often discouraged from talking about death and dying. Death ...
Re-Storying My Experiences of Grief: An Autoethnography
Grief is often misunderstood and feared in Western society, leading to the disenfranchisement, isolation, and marginalisation of the bereaved, their families, and communities. In this thesis, I use the autoethnographic ...
Potential for Personal Growth in Grief and Loss: A Personal Journey of Re-learning the World
Grief and loss is a significant experience that can impact an individual’s way of being in many areas throughout the course of their lives. An experience of loss instigates grief, and grievers process the pain and suffering ...
Disenfranchised grief in response to supporting loved ones through significant substance use challenges
This research explores lived experiences of individuals supporting loved ones through significant substance use challenges. The data was gathered by one-on-one semi-structured qualitative life history interviews with six ...