Pauline Boss


Upcoming Programs


Ambiguous Loss and the Myth of Closure

Pauline Boss

September 22 - 24, 2017


Pauline Boss, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota. With her groundbreaking work as a scientist-practitioner, Dr. Boss is the principal theorist in the study of ambiguous loss, a term she coined in the 1970s. She has researched various types of ambiguous loss, summarizing her work in the widely acclaimed book, Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief.

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