Experiences of widowhood and beliefs about the mourning process of the Batswana people

The loss of a partner is viewed by most authors as more serious than that of a parent or child, because of the closeness of the relationship between the husband and wife. Opsomming Die verlies aan ’n lewensmaat word oor die algemeen deur outeurs as ’n groter verlies as dié van ’n ouer of ’n kind bes...

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Published in: Health SA = SA Gesondheid Vol. 8; no. 4; pp. 69 - 87
Main Authors: Manyedi, M E, Koen, M P, Greeff, M
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Afrikaans
Published: AOSIS 11-05-2003
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Summary: The loss of a partner is viewed by most authors as more serious than that of a parent or child, because of the closeness of the relationship between the husband and wife. Opsomming Die verlies aan ’n lewensmaat word oor die algemeen deur outeurs as ’n groter verlies as dié van ’n ouer of ’n kind beskou. Dit word toegeskryf aan die noue verband wat tussen man en vrou bestaan. *Please note: This is a reduced version of the abstract. Please refer to PDF for full text.
ISSN: 1025-9848
2071-9736
DOI: 10.4102/hsag.v8i4.146