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Treatment of complicated grief: a randomized controlled trial.
TLDR
Complicated grief treatment is an improved treatment over interpersonal psychotherapy, showing higher response rates and faster time to response.
Complicated grief and bereavement-related depression as distinct disorders: preliminary empirical validation in elderly bereaved spouses.
TLDR
The symptoms of complicated grief appear to define a unique disorder deserving of specialized treatment and appear to be associated with enduring functional impairments.
Complicated grief and related bereavement issues for DSM‐5
TLDR
Modifications in the bereavement V code and refinement of bereavement exclusions in major depression and other disorders are discussed.
Consensus criteria for traumatic grief
TLDR
Preliminary analyses suggest the consensus criteria for traumatic grief have satisfactory operating characteristics, and point to directions for further refinement of the criteria set.
The nature and determinants of neuropsychological functioning in late-life depression.
TLDR
Late-life depression is characterized by slowed information processing, which affects all realms of cognition, and this supports the concept that frontostriatal dysfunction plays a key role in LLD.
Traumatic grief as a risk factor for mental and physical morbidity.
TLDR
The results suggest that it may not be the stress of bereavement, per se, that puts individuals at risk for long-term mental and physical health impairments and adverse health behaviors.
Reducing suicidal ideation and depressive symptoms in depressed older primary care patients: a randomized controlled trial.
TLDR
Evidence of the intervention's effectiveness in reducing suicidal ideation, regardless of depression severity, reinforces its role as a prevention strategy to reduce risk factors for suicide in late life.
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