Prolonged Grief Disorder: Psychometric Validation of Criteria Proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11

@inproceedings{Prigerson2009ProlongedGD,
  title={Prolonged Grief Disorder: Psychometric Validation of Criteria Proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11},
  author={Holly Gwen Prigerson and Mardi Jon Horowitz and Selby C. Jacobs and Colin Murray Parkes and Mihaela Aslan and Karl Goodkin and B A Maile Raphael and Samuel J. Marwit and Camille B. Wortman and Robert A. Neimeyer and George A. Bonanno and Susan Dale Block and David Kissane and Paul Boelen and Andreas Maercker and Brett T. Litz and Jeffrey G. Johnson and Michael First and Paul K. Maciejewski},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Bereavement is a universal experience, and its association with excess morbidity and mortality is well established. Nevertheless, grief becomes a serious health concern for a relative few. For such individuals, intense grief persists, is distressing and disabling, and may meet criteria as a distinct mental disorder. At present, grief is not recognized as a mental disorder in the DSM-IV or ICD-10. The goal of this study was to determine the psychometric validity of criteria for… CONTINUE READING
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