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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. METHOD The study group consisted of 150 future widows and widowers interviewed at the time of their spouse's hospital admission and at 6-week and 6-, 13-, and 25-(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of traumatic grief on suicidal ideation. METHOD The Beck-Kovacs Scale for Suicidal Ideation was administered to 76 young adult friends of suicide victims. RESULTS Traumatic grief was associated with a 5.08 times greater likelihood of suicidal ideation, after control for depression.(More)
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