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A systematic review and meta-analysis of correlates of prolonged grief disorder in adults exposed to violent loss
TLDR
The associations with psychological disorders may indicate shared mechanisms of psychopathology and it is recommended that clinicians carefully assess suicidal ideation among individuals with PGD who have been exposed to violent loss.
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
TLDR
The lower prevalence of PTSD according to the ICD-11 proposal in samples of persons exposed to a high number of traumatic events may counter criticism of previous PTSD classifications to overuse the PTSD diagnosis in populations exposed to extreme stressors.
Conflict-related trauma and bereavement: exploring differential symptom profiles of prolonged grief and posttraumatic stress disorder
TLDR
Specific symptom profiles emerged following exposure to trauma and loss within the context of the Colombian armed conflict, associated with distinct types of traumatic experiences, the degree of closeness to the person lost, the amount of social support perceived, and gender.
[Ambiguous loss. Psychopathological and psychosocial consequences in the context of violent conflicts].
TLDR
An empirical overview on studies addressing ambiguous loss in violent conflicts as well as to highlight potential risk factors for negative mental health outcomes relevant in relatives of missing persons to help identify persons at high risk and develop adequate and effective interventions.
[Sequential traumatization, trauma-related disorders and psychotherapeutic approaches in war-traumatized adult refugees and asylum seekers in Germany].
TLDR
According to the S3 guidelines (S3-Richtlinien), trauma-adapted psychotherapeutic treatment has to be complemented by the activities of social workers, by medical treatment, and by legal advice.
From formative research to cultural adaptation of a face-to-face and internet-based cognitive-behavioural intervention for Arabic-speaking refugees in Germany
TLDR
The conceptual framework and the RECAPT guidelines simplify, standardise and clarify the cultural adaptation process.
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