Overview: Coping with Bereavement and Trauma

  • Maram Masarwi
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Cultural Heritage and Conflict book series (PSCHC)


It is commonly recognized that ending a connection with a loved one, especially a loved one from one’s immediate family is a very difficult experience. People react to such trauma in differing ways. When such a relationship ends because of death, the loss is final and the shock commensurately greater. The unique responses of the bereaved are shaped by a number of factors, including the closeness of the relationship, the quality of the connection, the nature of the culture, and the stage of life at which this trauma occurs.


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  • Maram Masarwi
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  1. 1.Minerva Humanities CenterTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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