The influence of symptoms of prolonged grief disorder, depression, and anxiety on quality of life among bereaved adults

@article{Boelen2007TheIO,
  title={The influence of symptoms of prolonged grief disorder, depression, and anxiety on quality of life among bereaved adults},
  author={Paul A. Boelen and Holly Gwen Prigerson},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2007},
  volume={257},
  pages={444-452}
}
  • P. Boelen, H. Prigerson
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience
ObjectiveResearch has shown that symptoms of Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD, formerly called Complicated Grief) are distinct from those of depression and anxiety, and have incremental validity in that they predict impairments in functioning, independent of depression and anxiety. This study sought to replicate these findings using a prospective design, a heterogeneous sample of mourners, and the most recent criteria to define PGD.MethodData from 346 mourners who were bereaved between 6 months… Expand
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