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The Pittsburgh sleep quality index: A new instrument for psychiatric practice and research
Despite the prevalence of sleep complaints among psychiatric patients, few questionnaires have been specifically designed to measure sleep quality in clinical populations. The Pittsburgh SleepExpand
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Inventory of complicated grief: A scale to measure maladaptive symptoms of loss
Certain symptoms of grief have been shown (a) to be distinct from bereavement-related depression and anxiety, and (b) to predict long-term functional impairments. We termed these symptoms ofExpand
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Rating chronic medical illness burden in geropsychiatric practice and research: Application of the Cumulative Illness Rating Scale
Reliable quantitative ratings of chronic medical illness burden have proved to be difficult in geropsychiatric practice and research. Thus, the purpose of the study was to demonstrate the feasibilityExpand
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Treatment of complicated grief: a randomized controlled trial.
CONTEXT Complicated grief is a debilitating disorder associated with important negative health consequences, but the results of existing treatments for it have been disappointing. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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Complicated grief and bereavement-related depression as distinct disorders: preliminary empirical validation in elderly bereaved spouses.
OBJECTIVE This study sought to determine whether a set of symptoms interpreted as complicated grief could be identified and distinguished from bereavement-related depression and whether the presenceExpand
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Consensus criteria for traumatic grief. A preliminary empirical test.
BACKGROUND Studies suggest that symptoms of traumatic grief constitute a distinct syndrome worthy of diagnosis. AIMS A consensus conference aimed to develop and test a criteria set for traumaticExpand
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Traumatic grief as a risk factor for mental and physical morbidity.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to confirm and extend the authors' previous work indicating that symptoms of traumatic grief are predictors of future physical and mental health outcomes. METHODExpand
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The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index
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The nature and determinants of neuropsychological functioning in late-life depression.
CONTEXT Cognitive impairment in late-life depression (LLD) is highly prevalent, disabling, poorly understood, and likely related to long-term outcome. OBJECTIVES To determine the characteristicsExpand
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Mental health treatment seeking among older adults with depression: the impact of stigma and race.
OBJECTIVE Stigma associated with mental illness continues to be a significant barrier to help seeking, leading to negative attitudes about mental health treatment and deterring individuals who needExpand
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