Survey: Loss of a Twin

Dr. Nancy L. Segal is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Twin Studies Center, at California State University, Fullerton. She has been studying the twin relationship and the behavioral consequences of twin loss for a number of years. Dr. Segal is also the author of Indivisible by Two: Lives of Extraordinary Twins and Entwined Lives: Twins and What They Tell Us About Human Behavior.

Dr. Segal acknowledges that the loss of a twin is an experience that deserves considerable professional attention. She has invited twinless twins to participate in a study of how twin loss affects the surviving twin partner and other family members. Results from her study can teach a great deal about how counselors and other psychological professional may assist twins and their families in dealing with such loss. It is beneficial for the public to be informed about the unique aspects of twinship. If you are 15 years, or older, consider completing Dr. Segal’s survey. Click here to download the survey. Completing this survey is voluntary.

Click here to read more about Dr. Nancy L. Segal and her work with twinless twins.