Coping with anger and aggression in mourning

Journal of Death and Dying Vol/Iss. 3 Published In Pages: 271-284
By Rosenblatt, Paul C., Jackson, Douglas A., Walsh, R. Patricia


This article investigates bereaved persons’ ways of coping with anger and aggression. Analysis suggests that anger and aggression are reduced in cultures where ritual specialists are involved before and during body disposal. Patterns in customary isolation or marking of bereaved persons are also discussed.


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Standard Cross Cultural Sample (SCCS)Other Researchers

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