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Date of Graduation
Educational Specialist (EdS)
Department of Graduate Psychology
Renee Staton, Ph.D.
Debbie Sturm, Ph.D.
Grief is unique to each individual and in the way it manifests socially, relationally, and physically. There are varying different types of grief and this paper examines disenfranchised grief specifically, miscarriage. Miscarriage, although prevalent, has been understudied in its approach for support and its impact on mothers. The current literature is examined to highlight counseling considerations and approaches to support for this population. Limitations in the current research are identified as gender and racial minorities being understudied. Grief will be experienced by everyone at some point in their lives and counselors must be competent in appropriately supporting this entire population.
Jones, Madison, "A mother’s disenfranchised grief: Pregnancy loss" (2023). Educational Specialist, 2020-current. 55.
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