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Resilience in Indian families in which a member has died

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dc.contributor.advisor Edwards, S.D.
dc.contributor.advisor Thwala, J.
dc.contributor.author Harakraj, Nirvana
dc.date.accessioned 2013-03-25T10:00:33Z
dc.date.available 2013-03-25T10:00:33Z
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.other 305360
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10530/1160
dc.description Thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for a degree of Masters of Arts in the Department of Counselling Psychology at the University of Zululand, South Africa, 2005. en_US
dc.description.abstract The present study aimed to identify those resiliency factors that enabled Indian families to transform and adapt after the loss of a family member. Using a convenience sampling method, thirty families were identified. Open-ended questions and the following measurement scales were completed by the parent and an adolescent of each selected family: a biographical questionnaire, Social Support Index, Relative and Friend Support Index, Family Problem Solving Communication Index, Family Hardiness Index, The family Attachment and Changeability Index 8, and Family Time and Routine Index. Results show that open communication between family members, religion, support of relatives and friends, problem solving communication, family hardiness, mobilization of the family to get help, redefinition of the problem, family time and routine were the resiliency factors identified in this study. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Zululand en_US
dc.subject Resilience (Personality trait) en_US
dc.subject Family--Research. en_US
dc.subject Family life education. en_US
dc.subject Family death
dc.title Resilience in Indian families in which a member has died en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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