"Widowhood" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The state of having lost a marital partner by death.
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Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Widowhood".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Widowhood" by people in Profiles.
Better to Divorce than Be Widowed: The Role of Mortality and Environmental Heterogeneity in the Evolution of Divorce. Am Nat. 2022 10; 200(4):518-531.