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Inventory of complicated grief: A scale to measure maladaptive symptoms of loss
Certain symptoms of grief have been shown (a) to be distinct from bereavement-related depression and anxiety, and (b) to predict long-term functional impairments. We termed these symptoms ofExpand
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Prolonged Grief Disorder: Psychometric Validation of Criteria Proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11
Holly Prigerson and colleagues tested the psychometric validity of criteria for prolonged grief disorder (PGD) to enhance the detection and care of bereaved individuals at heightened risk ofExpand
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Associations between end-of-life discussions, patient mental health, medical care near death, and caregiver bereavement adjustment.
CONTEXT Talking about death can be difficult. Without evidence that end-of-life discussions improve patient outcomes, physicians must balance their desire to honor patient autonomy against a concernExpand
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Consensus criteria for traumatic grief. A preliminary empirical test.
BACKGROUND Studies suggest that symptoms of traumatic grief constitute a distinct syndrome worthy of diagnosis. AIMS A consensus conference aimed to develop and test a criteria set for traumaticExpand
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Temporal lobe and “default” hemodynamic brain modes discriminate between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are currently diagnosed on the basis of psychiatric symptoms and longitudinal course. The determination of a reliable, biologically‐based diagnostic indicator ofExpand
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Health care costs in the last week of life: associations with end-of-life conversations.
BACKGROUND Life-sustaining medical care of patients with advanced cancer at the end of life (EOL) is costly. Patient-physician discussions about EOL wishes are associated with lower rates ofExpand
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Religious coping and use of intensive life-prolonging care near death in patients with advanced cancer.
CONTEXT Patients frequently rely on religious faith to cope with cancer, but little is known about the associations between religious coping and the use of intensive life-prolonging care at the endExpand
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An empirical examination of the stage theory of grief.
CONTEXT The stage theory of grief remains a widely accepted model of bereavement adjustment still taught in medical schools, espoused by physicians, and applied in diverse contexts. Nevertheless, theExpand
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Inhibition of protein kinase C signaling protects prefrontal cortex dendritic spines and cognition from the effects of chronic stress
The prefrontal cortex r regulates behavior, cognition, and emotion by using working memory. Prefrontal functions are impaired by stress exposure. Acute, stress-induced deficits arise from excessiveExpand
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