Survivors of Homicide: Mental Health Outcomes, Social Support, and Service Use Among a Community-Based Sample.

@article{Rheingold2015SurvivorsOH,
  title={Survivors of Homicide: Mental Health Outcomes, Social Support, and Service Use Among a Community-Based Sample.},
  author={Alyssa A. Rheingold and Joah L. Williams},
  journal={Violence and victims},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={870-83}
}
This study aims to explore rates of bereavement-related mental health outcomes and diagnostic comorbidity along with the associations between mental health outcomes, perceived social support, knowledge of services, and service use among a diverse sample of 47 survivors 2 years post loss. Findings are consistent with prior studies in that homicide is associated with an overlapping of significant symptom presentation of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depressive disorder (MDD), and… CONTINUE READING