Case Histories of Traumatic Grief

@article{Prigerson1997CaseHO,
  title={Case Histories of Traumatic Grief},
  author={Holly Gwen Prigerson and Lee Wolfson and M Katherine Shear and Martica L. Hall and Andrew J Bierhals and Dianna L. Zonarich and Paul A. Pilkonis and Charles F. Reynolds},
  journal={OMEGA — Journal of Death and Dying},
  year={1997},
  volume={35},
  pages={24 - 9}
}
The symptoms of traumatic grief have been shown to be distinct from those of bereavement-related depression and anxiety among elderly widows and widowers, and bare striking resemblance to symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In light of the findings demonstrating that traumatic grief is associated with a heightened risk of critical mental and physical health outcomes, it is important to understand the underlying mechanisms that may put bereaved individuals at risk of developing… Expand
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