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Gay Widowers: Grieving in Relation to Trauma and Social Supports

March 1998

As published in the
Journal of the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association, Vol. 2, No. 1, March, 1998
©1998 PLENUM Publishing Corporation


Gay Widowers: Grieving in Relation to Trauma and Social Supports


  1. Abstract

  2. Introduction

  3. Literature Review

  4. General Dynamics of Being a Widower

  5. Issues Specific to Gay Widowers

  6. Homophobia and Gay Widowers

  7. Trauma Theory and Gay Widowers

  8. Social Support and Recovery from Grief

  9. Moving Through Grief

  10. Conclusion

  11. References

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This article was provided by PLENUM Publishing Corporation. It is a part of the publication Journal of the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association.
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