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dc.contributor.advisorVaught, David R.en
dc.contributor.authorDorsey, Maria L.en_US
dc.date.issued2006eng
dc.date.submitted2006 Summeren
dc.descriptionThe entire dissertation/thesis text is included in the research.pdf file; the official abstract appears in the short.pdf file (which also appears in the research.pdf); a non-technical general description, or public abstract, appears in the public.pdf file.en_US
dc.descriptionTitle from title screen of research.pdf file viewed on (May 20, 2007)en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references.en_US
dc.descriptionVita.en_US
dc.descriptionThesis (M.S.) University of Missouri-Columbia 2006.en_US
dc.descriptionDissertations, Academic -- University of Missouri--Columbia -- Parks, recreation and tourism.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe lack of grief rituals in the United States has created a culture that is poorly equipped to heal from loss. The ritual of visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has allowed American visitors the opportunity to express their grief over the deaths of their loved ones. This study examined the aspects of the rituals performed at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to determine their effect on bereavement. Questionnaires were distributed at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to adult American visitors who experienced a loss of a loved one from the Vietnam War. Inferential statistical analysis could not be performed due to the small sample size thereby this study was unable to determine if there were significant benefits for participants who performed rituals and that certain aspects of the rituals were more important than others. The lack of grief rituals in the United States has created.en_US
dc.identifier.other.b58539621en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/4511
dc.publisherUniversity of Missouri--Columbiaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofcollection2006 Freely available theses (MU)
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. Graduate School. Theses and Dissertations. Theses. 2006 Theses
dc.subject.lcshGriefen_US
dc.subject.lcshVietnam Veterans Memorial (Washington, D.C.)en_US
dc.titleThe effects of visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on adjustment to bereavementen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.type.genreElectronic booksen_US
dc.type.genreElectronic dissertationsen_US
dc.type.genreFreely available online resourcesen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineParks, recreation and tourismen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineParks, recreation and tourismeng
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Missouri--Columbiaen_US
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_US
thesis.degree.nameM.S.en_US


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