Parental Control, Partner Dependency, and Complicated Grief Among Widowed Adults in the Community

@article{Johnson2007ParentalCP,
  title={Parental Control, Partner Dependency, and Complicated Grief Among Widowed Adults in the Community},
  author={Jeffrey G. Johnson and Baohui Zhang and Joseph A Greer and Holly Gwen Prigerson},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={195},
  pages={26-30}
}
Data from the Yale Bereavement Study, a community-based longitudinal study, were used to investigate the association of 192 widowed individuals’ recollections of parenting affection and control during childhood with dependency on the deceased spouse and the development of severe grief symptoms following bereavement. The hypothesis that dependency on the deceased spouse mediates the association of parental affection and control during childhood with the development of severe grief following… Expand
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