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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)
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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