Is there more to complicated grief than depression and posttraumatic stress disorder? A test of incremental validity.

@article{Bonanno2007IsTM,
  title={Is there more to complicated grief than depression and posttraumatic stress disorder? A test of incremental validity.},
  author={George A. Bonanno and Yuval Neria and A. Mancini and Karin G. Coifman and Brett T. Litz and Beverly J. Insel},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={116 2},
  pages={342-51}
}
There is growing interest in complicated grief reactions as a possible new diagnostic category for inclusion in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. However, no research has yet shown that complicated grief has incremental validity (i.e., predicts unique variance in functioning). The authors addressed this issue in 2 studies by comparing grief, depression, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms with different measures of functioning (interviewer ratings, friend… CONTINUE READING
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