Couples at risk following the death of their child: predictors of grief versus depression.

@article{Meij2005CouplesAR,
  title={Couples at risk following the death of their child: predictors of grief versus depression.},
  author={Leoniek D. N. V. Wijngaards-de Meij and Margaret Stroebe and Henk Schut and Wolfgang Stroebe and Jan van den Bout and Peter G. M. van der Heijden and Iris Dijkstra},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={617-23}
}
This longitudinal study examined the relative impact of major variables for predicting adjustment (in terms of both grief and depression) among bereaved parents following the death of their child. Couples (N = 219) participated 6, 13, and 20 months postloss. Use of multilevel regression analyses enabled assessment of the impact of several predictors and facilitated analysis of factors that were either shared by parents or individual. Grief was predicted mainly by shared parent factors: child's… CONTINUE READING

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