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Living with Unresolved Grief and Uncompleted Tasks : Achieving Closure around Ambiguous Loss and Traumatic Events during Wartime

Bourke, James Raymond (2014) Living with Unresolved Grief and Uncompleted Tasks : Achieving Closure around Ambiguous Loss and Traumatic Events during Wartime. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

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Abstract

This study examines how people deal with contentious life issues where high levels of ambiguity exist, specifically ambiguity arising from wartime losses where authorities declare a service person as Missing-in-Action or Killed-in-Action, without the recovery of a body.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: missing service personnel, wars, military, Vietnam War, Forgotten Six, missing-in-action, investigations, grief, loss, closure, consolation, recovery of identifiable remains, discovery of remains, recovery, Australia
Subjects: Current > FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Current > FOR Classification > 2103 Historical Studies
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Arts
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2015 03:27
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2020 01:09
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/27752
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