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.


The degree of ghost fear is positively related to disposal of personal objects of the deceased and negatively related to a taboo on using the deceased's name. Otherwise ghost fear is unrelated to tie-breaking variables (160, 79)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Pearson’s product-moment correlationSupportedp<.01supportedOne-tailed