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When hope and grief intersect: rates and risks of prolonged grief disorder among bereaved individuals and relatives of disappeared persons in Colombia.
BACKGROUND Forced disappearance is a frequent phenomenon in violent conflicts and regimes, yet little is known about unresolved grief processes as a possible outcome of the disappearance of a lovedExpand
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Prolonged grief disorder three decades post loss in survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.
BACKGROUND During the Khmer Rouge (KR) regime from 1975 to 1979 millions of Cambodians were confronted with the death or murder of family members. The long-term psychological consequences of theseExpand
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Applicability of the ICD-11 proposal for PTSD: a comparison of prevalence and comorbidity rates with the DSM-IV PTSD classification in two post-conflict samples
Background The World Health Organization recently proposed significant changes to the posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnostic criteria in the 11th edition of the International ClassificationExpand
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Conflict-related trauma and bereavement: exploring differential symptom profiles of prolonged grief and posttraumatic stress disorder
BackgroundExposure to trauma and bereavement is common in conflict-affected regions. Previous research suggests considerable heterogeneity in responses to trauma and loss with varying symptomExpand
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A systematic review and meta-analysis of correlates of prolonged grief disorder in adults exposed to violent loss
ABSTRACT Background: Violent loss (i.e. loss through homicide, suicide, or accident) is associated with high levels of prolonged grief disorder (PGD). Objective: The current meta-analysis aims atExpand
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[Ambiguous loss. Psychopathological and psychosocial consequences in the context of violent conflicts].
BACKGROUND Disappearances are a frequent phenomenon in the context of violent conflicts. Although it is widely assumed that relatives of missing people face particularly complex adaptationExpand
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Sequenzielle Traumatisierungen, Traumafolgestörungen und psychotherapeutische Behandlungsansätze bei kriegstraumatisierten erwachsenen Flüchtlingen in Deutschland
ZusammenfassungDie Auswirkungen von Krieg und Gewalt auf die körperliche und psychische Gesundheit der Zivilbevölkerung sind weitreichend. Die oft kumulativ erlebten Traumatisierungen führen zu einemExpand
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[Sequential traumatization, trauma-related disorders and psychotherapeutic approaches in war-traumatized adult refugees and asylum seekers in Germany].
The impact of war and violence on the mental and physical health of the civilian population is immense. Traumatization is often experienced sequentially, which leads to a higher risk for developingExpand
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Acute short-term multimodal treatment for newly arrived traumatized refugees: Reflections on the practical experience and evaluation
Background:A short-term multimodal acute treatment program of approximately six months' duration for newly arrived refugees at Center UBERLEBEN (Berlin Center for Torture Victims) was developed. TheExpand
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Same same but different? DSM-5 versus ICD-11 PTSD among traumatized refugees in Germany.
OBJECTIVE The recent changes in diagnostic criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the 5th edition of the DSM and the 11th edition of the ICD marked a shift towards two perspectives onExpand
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