Advertisement

Adolescents’ Grief Reactions and Self-Concept Perceptions Following Sibling Death

  • David Balk
Part of the The Springer Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)

Abstract

Few researchers have investigated sibling bereavement during adolescence.2,12,25 The devastating potential of sibling bereavement on children has been noted, but none of the studies on this subject focused upon adolescents.

Keywords

Family Coherency Sibling Relationship Grief Reaction Mutual Support Group Sibling Death 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Baldwin, B. A paradigm for the classification of emotional crises: Implications for crisis intervention. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1978, 48, 538–551.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Balk, D. E. Sibling death during adolescence: Self concept and bereavement reactions. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Bloom, B. L. Community mental health: A general introduction. Monterey, Calif.: Brooks/Cole, 1977.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Borman, L., Videka, L., Sherman, B., Wax, M. Feedback report to Compassionate Friends. Unpublished manuscript, Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Chicago, 1979.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Cain, A., Fast, I., Erickson, M. Children’s disturbed reactions to the death of a sibling. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1964, 34, 741–752.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Calhoun, L. G., Selby, J. W., King, H. E. Dealing with crisis: A guide to critical life problems. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1976.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Caplan, G. Principles of preventive psychiatry. New York: Basic Books, 1964.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Cobb, B. Psychological impact of long illness and death of a child on the family circle. Journal of Pediatrics, 1956, 49, 746–751.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Danish, J. J., D’Augelli, A. R. Promoting competence and enhancing development through life development intervention. In L. A. Bond, J. C. Rosen (Eds.), Primary prevention of psychopathology. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1980.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Danish, S. J., Smyer, M. A., Nowak, C. A. Developmental intervention: Enhancing life-event processes. In P. B. Baltes, O. G. Brim (Eds.), Life-span development and behavior (Vol. 3 ). New York: Academic Press, 1980.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Datan, N., & Ginsberg, L. (Eds.). Life-span development psychology: Normative life crises. New York: Academic Press, 1975.Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Feinberg, D. Preventive therapy with siblings of a dying child. Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 1970, 9, 644–688.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Hilgard, J. R., Newman, M. R., Fisk, F. Strength of adult ego identity following childhood bereavement. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1960, 30, 788–798.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Krell, R., Rabkin, L. The effects of sibling death on the surviving child: A family perspective. Family Process, 1979, 18, 471–477.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Lindemann, E. Symptomatology and management of acute grief. American Journal of Psychiatry, 1944, 101, 141–148.Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Maccoby, E. E., Jacklin, C. N. The psychology of sex differences. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1974.Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Offer, D. The psychological world of the teenager. New York: Basic Books, 1969.Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    Parkes, C. M. Psycho-social transitions: A field for study. Social Science and Medicine, 1971, 5, 101–115.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Parkes, C. M. Bereavement: Studies of grief in adult life. New York: International Universities Press, 1972.Google Scholar
  20. 20.
    Parkes, C. M. Unexpected and untimely bereavement: A statistical study of young Boston widows and widowers. In G. Schoenberg, I. Gerber, A. Wiener, A. H. Kutscher, D. Peretz (Eds.), Bereavement: Its psychosocial aspects. New York: Columbia University Press, 1975.Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    Poznanski, E. O. Childhood depression: A psychodynamic approach to the etiology and treatment of depression in children. In A. P. French & I. N. Berlin (Eds.), Depression in children and adolescents. New York: Human Sciences Press, 1979.Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    Rutter, M. Sex differences in children’s responses to family stress. In E. J. Anthony, C. Koupernik (Eds.), The child in his family (Vol. 1 ). New York: Wiley, 1970.Google Scholar
  23. 23.
    Silver, R. L., Wortman, C. B. Coping with undesirable life events. In J. Garber, M. E. P. Seligman (Eds.), Human helplessness: Theory and applications. New York: Academic Press, 1980.Google Scholar
  24. 24.
    Tatsuoka, M. Discriminant analysis: The study of group differences. Champaign, Ill.: Institute for Personality and Ability Testing, 1970.Google Scholar
  25. 25.
    Vernick, J. ( 1980, June 17). Personal communication.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Balk
    • 1
  1. 1.La Frontera CenterTucsonUSA

Personalised recommendations