Prolonged grief among traumatically bereaved relatives exposed and not exposed to a tsunami.

Abstract

Numerous studies on the mental health consequences of traumatic exposure to a disaster compare those exposed to those not exposed. Relatively few focus on the effect of the death of a close relative caused by the disaster-suffering a traumatic bereavement. This study compared the impact on 345 participants who lost a close relative in the 2004 Indian Ocean… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jts.20668

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