Late-life bereavement and complicated grief: a proposed comprehensive framework.

@article{Shah2012LatelifeBA,
  title={Late-life bereavement and complicated grief: a proposed comprehensive framework.},
  author={Shruti N. Shah and Suzanne Meeks},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          39-56
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The construct of complicated grief (CG) has garnered increased empirical attention since it has been proposed as a diagnostic category for the upcoming Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-V. The aim of this article is to critically examine construct validity in light of a proposed conceptual framework, with special emphasis on understanding late-life bereavement. METHOD This is a review article that critically examined current bereavement and grief models. We… CONTINUE READING
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