Domains of Social Support That Predict Bereavement Distress Following Homicide Loss.

@article{Bottomley2017DomainsOS,
  title={Domains of Social Support That Predict Bereavement Distress Following Homicide Loss.},
  author={Jamison S. Bottomley and Laurie A. Burke and Robert A. Neimeyer},
  journal={Omega},
  year={2017},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={
          3-25
        }
}
  • Jamison S. Bottomley, Laurie A. Burke, Robert A. Neimeyer
  • Published in Omega 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological adaptation following homicide loss can prove more challenging for grievers than other types of losses. Although social support can be beneficial in bereavement, research is mixed in terms of identifying whether it serves as a buffer to distress following traumatic loss. In particular, studies have not parsed out specific domains of social support that best predict positive bereavement outcomes. Recruiting a sample of 47 African Americans bereaved by homicide, we examined six types… CONTINUE READING

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