International Journal of
Psychology and Counselling

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Psychol. Couns.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2499
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 221

Full Length Research Paper

Loss and grief counseling as a coping mechanism of widowhood: A comparative study of widowers and widows in Meru County Kenya

Beatrice M. Mburugu
  • Beatrice M. Mburugu
  • Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and social sciences, Chuka University, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 18 June 2020
  •  Accepted: 26 August 2020
  •  Published: 31 October 2020


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