Date of Award

4-1-1988

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

M.S.W.

Department

School of Social Work

First Advisor

Mary Ashong

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between age, marital status, income, education family support and the families' psychosocial adjustment following the death of an infant. The subjects consisted of participants from the support group SHARE, (Source of Helping, Airing, and Resolving Experiences) located at the Link Counseling Center in Sandy Springs, Georgia and Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. The major findings indicated that there was a significant relationship between age, education, income, family support and psychosocial adjustment following the death of an infant.

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