Complicated grief after traumatic loss: a 14-month follow up study.

  title={Complicated grief after traumatic loss: a 14-month follow up study.},
  author={Anette Kersting and Kristin Kroker and Johannes Steinhard and Katharina Luedorff and Ute Wesselmann and Patricia Ohrmann and Volker Arolt and Thomas Suslow},
  journal={European archives of psychiatry and clinical neuroscience},
  volume={257 8},
The traumatic loss of an unborn child after TOP due to fetal malformation and/or severe chromosomal disorders in late pregnancy is a major life-event and a potential source of serious psychological problems for those women. To obtain information on the course of grief following a traumatic loss, 62 women who had undergone TOP between the 15th and 32nd gestational week were investigated in a longitudinal study design and compared with 65 women after spontaneous delivery of a full-term healthy… CONTINUE READING


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