University of Wisconsin–Madison

A Child’s Death Brings ‘Trauma That Doesn’t Go Away’

A recent story in the New York Times discusses the trauma that parents experience after the death of a child. In particular, elderly parents who lose a child are vulnerable both emotionally and pragmatically. Waisman Center investigators Marsha Mailick, PhD, and Jan Greenberg, PhD, are quoted in the article and their research is highlighted.

You can read the entire article on the Times website:

Marsha Mailick, PhD
Marsha Mailick, PhD
Jan S. Greenberg, PhD
Jan S. Greenberg, PhD