Grief and mourning in cross-cultural perspective

HRAF Press New Haven Published In Pages: 231
By Rosenblatt, Paul C., Walsh, R. Patricia, Jackson, Douglas A.


"Where there was institutionalized anger and aggression, there would be marking and isolation of the bereaved" (39). Isolation correlated positively with the following measures of anger and aggression: widow attacks something or self; widower attacks something. Marking correlated positively with widow attacks self or somebody who is institutionalized target; parents attack something (152-153)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson’s product-moment correlationSupportedp<.05supportedOne-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Institutionalized Anger And AggressionIndependentMourning
Isolation Of The BereavedDependentMourning
Marking Of The BereavedDependentMourning