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Death of a Parent Transition to a New Adult Identity

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ISBN-10: 0521012961

ISBN-13: 9780521012966

Edition: 2006

Authors: Debra Umberson

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When a parent dies, most adults are seized by an unexpected crisis that can trigger a profound transformation. This volume relies on national data and in-depth interviews to explore the social and psychological risk factors that make some people more vulnerable than others following this loss.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/30/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Ordinary loss, extraordinary change
Unexpected crisis
Symbolic loss
Turning point in adulthood
Intimate relationships
The next generation
The parent left behind
My brother's keeper
Rite of passage
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