The Traumatic Bereavement of Children Experiencing the Loss of a Loved One to Death Row

  • Sandra JoyEmail author
  • Elizabeth Beck
  • Ashley Hurley
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology book series (PSIPP)


Trauma expert Judith Herman (Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence—From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror, Basic Books, New York, 2015) explained, ‘If one set out by design to devise a system for provoking intrusive post-traumatic symptoms, one could not do better than a court of law.’


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rowan UniversityGlassboroUSA
  2. 2.Georgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.Camden WyomingUSA

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