Complicated grief in those bereaved by violent death: the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on complicated grief

  title={Complicated grief in those bereaved by violent death: the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on complicated grief},
  author={Satomi Nakajima and Ito Masaya and Shirai Akemi and Konishi Takako},
  journal={Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience},
  pages={210 - 214}
Violent death, such as homicide, accident, and suicide, is sudden, unexpected, and caused by intentional power, The prevalence of complicated grief among those bereaved by violent death is 12,5% to 78,0%. The factors affecting this prevalence rate are considered to be comorbid mental disorders, lack of readiness for the death, difficulty in making sense of the death, high level of negative appraisal about the self and others, and various social stressors. Post-traumatic stress disorder is, in… 

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