Gabriel K Silverman

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BACKGROUND This study compared the relative influence of childhood and adulthood adversities on current diagnoses of Major Depressive Episode (MDE), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Grief (TG) among recently widowed older adults. METHOD Eighty-five widowed persons were interviewed at a median of 4 months after their loss. The logistic(More)
CONTEXT Physicians are regularly confronted with research that is funded or presented by industry. OBJECTIVE To assess whether physicians discount for conflicts of interest when weighing evidence for prescribing a new drug. DESIGN AND SETTING Participants were presented with an abstract from a single clinical trial finding positive results for a(More)
BACKGROUND This study examined the association between a diagnosis of traumatic grief and quality of life outcomes. METHOD. Sixty-seven widowed persons were interviewed at a median of 4 months after their loss. The multiple regression procedure was used to estimate the effects of a traumatic grief diagnosis on eight quality of life domains, controlling for(More)
OBJECTIVE This report examined associations between religious coping, health, and health service use among a sample of 265 recently bereaved adults. METHOD Participants were interviewed an average of 6.3 (SD = 7.4) months after their loss and again 4 months later. Multivariate regression models and repeated measures ANOVA analyses estimated the influence(More)
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