The younger sibling of PTSD: similarities and differences between complicated grief and posttraumatic stress disorder

@inproceedings{Maercker2010TheYS,
  title={The younger sibling of PTSD: similarities and differences between complicated grief and posttraumatic stress disorder},
  author={Andreas Maercker and Hansjoerg Znoj},
  booktitle={European journal of psychotraumatology},
  year={2010}
}
Just as traumatic experiences may lead to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in some individuals, grief may also be a serious health concern for individuals who have experienced bereavement. At present, neither the DSM-IV nor the ICD-10 recognizes any form of grief as a mental disorder. The aim of this review is to summarize recent advances in definition, assessment, prevention, and treatment of complicated grief disorder (CGD) and to compare CGD with PTSD. Four areas are identified to be of… CONTINUE READING
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