Traumatic Loss: Conceptual and Empirical Links Between Trauma and Bereavement

@article{Green2000TraumaticLC,
  title={Traumatic Loss: Conceptual and Empirical Links Between Trauma and Bereavement},
  author={Bonnie L. Green},
  journal={Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss},
  year={2000},
  volume={5},
  pages={1 - 17}
}
  • B. Green
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Psychology, Sociology
  • Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss
Abstract This article focuses on conceptual issues and empirical studies regarding the topic of traumatic loss (i.e., loss that occurs suddenly and under violent circumstances) as a method for linking the field of trauma, and that of grief and bereavement. Several definitions of trauma are presented that include the concept of loss, and additional concepts are suggested that may be helpful in thinking about the two areas together. Also, modes of death associated with poor recovery are noted… 

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