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Hospice Care for Children$
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Ann Armstrong-Dailey and Sarah Zarbock

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195340709

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.001.0001

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After a Child Dies: Helping the Siblings

After a Child Dies: Helping the Siblings

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(p.201) 8 After a Child Dies: Helping the Siblings
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Hospice Care for Children
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Betty Davies

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0009

This chapter examines the assumptions basic to the concept of sibling bereavement. It analyzes the responses of children to a sibling's death and some of the factors that influence siblings' grief. The chapter suggests that in helping siblings, hospice personnel must remember that the goal of intervention is not for siblings to get over their grief but rather to acknowledge it and to learn to integrate it into their lives, for it is a memory that they will carry with them forever.

Keywords:   sibling bereavement, children, death, grief, hospice care

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