Lindsay Beery

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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)
A 59-year-old widow came for treatment of her depressive symptoms in response to a media announcement recruiting subjects for bereavement research. The patient described a series of difficulties and symptoms that had begun when her husband became terminally ill and that had persisted during the 8 years since his death. Despite this patient’s claim that(More)
Few studies have examined the relationship between marital quality and adjustment to the impending loss of a terminally ill spouse. Most studies of marital quality and grief have been based on retrospective reports of the marriage rather than pre-loss assessments. Here, we tested the pre-loss cross-sectional effects of having a security-enhancing marriage(More)
BACKGROUND Stationary sawing machinery is often a basic tool in the wood product manufacturing industry and was the source for over 2,500 injury/illness events that resulted in days away from work in 2010. METHODS We examined 9 years of workers' compensation claims for the state of Ohio in wood product manufacturing with specific attention to saw-related(More)
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