The factors that help the coping of parents with a child's death.

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    • Affiliation:
      TtM, johtava kotihoidon esimies Tampereen kaupunki Avopalvelut, Kotihoito
      TtT, professori (ma.) Tampereen yliopisto Terveystieteiden yksikkö, Hoitotiede Pirkanmaan Sairaanhoitopiiri, Yleishallinto
      TtT, yliopisto-opettaja Tampereen yliopisto Terveystieteiden yksikkö, Hoitotiede Pirkanmaan Sairaanhoitopiiri, Yleishallinto
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    • Abstract:
      The purpose of the study was to describe factors that help parents' coping with child's death. The informants of the study were mothers (n = 143) and fathers (n = 102), whose child had died at the age of three or under, including stillbirth. The data were collected six months after the child's death with a questionnaire, including background variables and one open ended question. The data were analysed using inductive content analysis. The factors that help the coping of parents with a child's death were facing the death that included preparing to the death and experiencing the child's life and death having been good. Secondly, receiving and giving support that included getting information, getting support related to care and practical issues, getting support at grieving, grieving together with the family, sharing the grief and the coping of the peers. Thirdly grieving that included dealing and accepting the situation, living everyday life and avoiding. In addition, previous experiences and faith to the future that included utilization of own resources, keeping the parenthood and focusing to the future and also believing to the higher power that included spirituality and experiencing the importance of the death, helped the coping of parents. The results of the study provide detailed information of the coping of parents that can be used in supporting grieving and developing different forms of support interventions and also at the nursing education.
    • Journal Subset:
      Continental Europe; Double Blind Peer Reviewed; Editorial Board Reviewed; Europe; Nursing; Peer Reviewed
    • Special Interest:
      Pediatric Care; Psychiatry/Psychology
    • ISSN:
      0786-5686
    • MEDLINE Info:
      NLM UID: 9104138
    • Publication Date:
      20130911
    • Publication Date:
      20150820
    • Accession Number:
      107969625
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      SAVOLAINEN, S.; KAUNONEN, M.; AHO, A. L. The factors that help the coping of parents with a child’s death. Hoitotiede, [s. l.], v. 25, n. 3, p. 222–235, 2013. Disponível em: http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=107969625&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912. Acesso em: 29 jan. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Savolainen S, Kaunonen M, Aho AL. The factors that help the coping of parents with a child’s death. Hoitotiede. 2013;25(3):222-235. http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=107969625&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912. Accessed January 29, 2020.
    • APA:
      Savolainen, S., Kaunonen, M., & Aho, A. L. (2013). The factors that help the coping of parents with a child’s death. Hoitotiede, 25(3), 222–235. Retrieved from http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=107969625&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Savolainen, Sirkku, Marja Kaunonen, and Anna Liisa Aho. 2013. “The Factors That Help the Coping of Parents with a Child’s Death.” Hoitotiede 25 (3): 222–35. http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=107969625&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912.
    • Harvard:
      Savolainen, S., Kaunonen, M. and Aho, A. L. (2013) ‘The factors that help the coping of parents with a child’s death’, Hoitotiede, 25(3), pp. 222–235. Available at: http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=107969625&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912 (Accessed: 29 January 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Savolainen, S, Kaunonen, M & Aho, AL 2013, ‘The factors that help the coping of parents with a child’s death’, Hoitotiede, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 222–235, viewed 29 January 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Savolainen, Sirkku, et al. “The Factors That Help the Coping of Parents with a Child’s Death.” Hoitotiede, vol. 25, no. 3, June 2013, pp. 222–235. EBSCOhost, widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=107969625&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Savolainen, Sirkku, Marja Kaunonen, and Anna Liisa Aho. “The Factors That Help the Coping of Parents with a Child’s Death.” Hoitotiede 25, no. 3 (June 2013): 222–35. http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=107969625&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Savolainen S, Kaunonen M, Aho AL. The factors that help the coping of parents with a child’s death. Hoitotiede [Internet]. 2013 Jun [cited 2020 Jan 29];25(3):222–35. Available from: http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=107969625&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912