Resolution of parental bereavement after a perinatal loss.

  title={Resolution of parental bereavement after a perinatal loss.},
  author={Susan Theut and Martha J. Zaslow and Beth A Rabinovich and John J. Bartko and John M. Morihisa},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={29 4},
This is a follow-up study of 25 middle-class, expectant, married couples who had experienced a perinatal loss (16 miscarriages, seven stillbirths, and two neonatal deaths) within the previous 2 years and who subsequently gave birth to a healthy child. The Perinatal Bereavement Scale (PBS) had been previously completed during the 8th month of the subsequent pregnancy and at 6 weeks postnatally. In this study, the PBS was completed 16 months after the birth of the subsequent child. The hypothesis… CONTINUE READING

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