bereavement

Summary

Summary: Refers to the whole process of grieving and mourning and is associated with a deep sense of loss and sadness.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Complicated grief and related bereavement issues for DSM-5
    M Katherine Shear
    Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, New York, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:103-17. 2011
  2. pmc Associations between end-of-life discussions, patient mental health, medical care near death, and caregiver bereavement adjustment
    Alexi A Wright
    Department of Medical Oncology and Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 550 Shields Warren, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 300:1665-73. 2008
  3. ncbi Prevalence of complicated grief in a representative population-based sample
    Anette Kersting
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 131:339-43. 2011
  4. ncbi The prevention and treatment of complicated grief: a meta-analysis
    Ciska Wittouck
    Unit for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:69-78. 2011
  5. pmc Prolonged grief disorder: Psychometric validation of criteria proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11
    Holly G Prigerson
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e1000121. 2009
  6. ncbi Escitalopram: an open-label study of bereavement-related depression and grief
    Paula L Hensley
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    J Affect Disord 113:142-9. 2009
  7. ncbi Long-term immune-endocrine effects of bereavement: relationships with anxiety levels and mood
    Gilberto Gerra
    Centro Studi Farmaco Tossico Dipendenze, AUSL, Via Spalato 2, Parma 43100, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 121:145-58. 2003
  8. ncbi Bupropion sustained release for bereavement: results of an open trial
    S Zisook
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:227-30. 2001
  9. pmc Maternal bereavement and childhood asthma-analyses in two large samples of Swedish children
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e27202. 2011
  10. ncbi Beyond normality in the study of bereavement: heterogeneity in depression outcomes following loss in older adults
    Isaac R Galatzer-Levy
    New York University School of Medicine, Psychiatry, 145 E 32nd Street, PH, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:1987-94. 2012

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  1. pmc Complicated grief and related bereavement issues for DSM-5
    M Katherine Shear
    Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, New York, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:103-17. 2011
    b>Bereavement is a severe stressor that typically incites painful and debilitating symptoms of acute grief that commonly progresses to restoration of a satisfactory, if changed, life. Normally, grief does not need clinical intervention...
  2. pmc Associations between end-of-life discussions, patient mental health, medical care near death, and caregiver bereavement adjustment
    Alexi A Wright
    Department of Medical Oncology and Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 550 Shields Warren, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 300:1665-73. 2008
    ..Talking about death can be difficult. Without evidence that end-of-life discussions improve patient outcomes, physicians must balance their desire to honor patient autonomy against a concern of inflicting psychological harm...
  3. ncbi Prevalence of complicated grief in a representative population-based sample
    Anette Kersting
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 131:339-43. 2011
    ..However, few epidemiological studies to date have measured CG in the general population...
  4. ncbi The prevention and treatment of complicated grief: a meta-analysis
    Ciska Wittouck
    Unit for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:69-78. 2011
    ..Earlier quantitative reviews have not focused on the effect of bereavement interventions on (complicated) grief...
  5. pmc Prolonged grief disorder: Psychometric validation of criteria proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11
    Holly G Prigerson
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e1000121. 2009
    b>Bereavement is a universal experience, and its association with excess morbidity and mortality is well established. Nevertheless, grief becomes a serious health concern for a relative few...
  6. ncbi Escitalopram: an open-label study of bereavement-related depression and grief
    Paula L Hensley
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    J Affect Disord 113:142-9. 2009
    ..Chronic depression may develop following bereavement-about 15% of the bereaved are depressed at 1 year...
  7. ncbi Long-term immune-endocrine effects of bereavement: relationships with anxiety levels and mood
    Gilberto Gerra
    Centro Studi Farmaco Tossico Dipendenze, AUSL, Via Spalato 2, Parma 43100, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 121:145-58. 2003
    ..Probands were profoundly stressed as assessed 10 days after bereavement by their scores on the Hamilton Rating Scales of Anxiety and Depression, adrenocorticotropin and cortisol ..
  8. ncbi Bupropion sustained release for bereavement: results of an open trial
    S Zisook
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:227-30. 2001
    The present study was conducted to assess whether DSM-IV-defined bereavement responds to bupropion sustained release (SR).
  9. pmc Maternal bereavement and childhood asthma-analyses in two large samples of Swedish children
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e27202. 2011
    ..Prenatal factors such as prenatal psychological stress might influence the development of childhood asthma...
  10. ncbi Beyond normality in the study of bereavement: heterogeneity in depression outcomes following loss in older adults
    Isaac R Galatzer-Levy
    New York University School of Medicine, Psychiatry, 145 E 32nd Street, PH, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:1987-94. 2012
    Studies of individual differences in bereavement have revealed prototypical patterns of outcome. However, many of these studies were conducted prior to the advent of sophisticated contemporary data analytic techniques...
  11. ncbi Screening for complicated grief among Project Liberty service recipients 18 months after September 11, 2001
    Katherine M Shear
    Columbia University School of Social Work, New York City, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1291-7. 2006
    ..2001, to determine the proportion of respondents who screened positive for complicated grief, a recently identified condition marked by symptoms of continuing separation distress and accompanying bereavement-related traumatic distress.
  12. ncbi Stigmatization and suicide bereavement
    William Feigelman
    Sociology Department, Nassau Community College, Garden City, New York, USA
    Death Stud 33:591-608. 2009
    ..Suicide survivors reported little differences in stigmatization from other-traumatic-death survivors, a result consistent with other recent studies, suggesting more convergence between these two populations than divergence...
  13. pmc Rates and risks for prolonged grief disorder in a sample of orphaned and widowed genocide survivors
    Susanne Schaal
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 10:55. 2010
    ..Using these most recent criteria defining PGD, the aim of this study was to determine rates of and risks for PGD in survivors of the 1994 Rwandan genocide who had lost a parent and/or the husband before, during or after the 1994 events...
  14. ncbi Complicated grief: a case series using escitalopram
    Naomi M Simon
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1760-1. 2007
  15. pmc Prenatal stress exposure related to maternal bereavement and risk of childhood overweight
    Jiong Li
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 5:e11896. 2010
    ..In a population-based cohort study, we examined whether prenatal stress related to maternal bereavement during pregnancy was associated with the risk of overweight in offspring during school age.
  16. ncbi Treatment of bereavement-related major depressive episodes in later life: a controlled study of acute and continuation treatment with nortriptyline and interpersonal psychotherapy
    C F Reynolds
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:202-8. 1999
    The authors tested the hypothesis that nortriptyline and interpersonal psychotherapy, alone and in combination, are superior to placebo in achieving remission of bereavement-related major depressive episodes.
  17. ncbi Mortality in parents following the death of a child: a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden
    Mikael Rostila
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:927-33. 2012
    ..The death of a young child is so devastating that it can increase the risk of mortality in the grieving parent. Little is known about the impact of an adult child's death on the health of parents...
  18. ncbi Family members' perceived needs for bereavement follow-up
    Anna Milberg
    Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:58-69. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to quantitate perceived bereavement needs and to qualitatively describe these needs...
  19. pmc Widowhood and mortality: a meta-analysis
    J Robin Moon
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23465. 2011
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis of widowhood and mortality, focusing on longitudinal studies with follow-up from the time of bereavement.
  20. pmc The effect of unexpected bereavement on mortality in older couples
    Sunil M Shah
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 103:1140-5. 2013
    We sought to determine whether unexpected bereavement has a greater impact on mortality in the surviving partner than death of a partner with preexisting chronic disease or disability.
  21. ncbi Palliative care consultation, quality-of-life measurements, and bereavement for end-of-life care in patients with lung cancer: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)
    John P Griffin
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Ave, Room H314, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Chest 132:404S-422S. 2007
    To develop clinical practice guidelines for application of palliative care consultation, quality-of-life measurements, and appropriate bereavement activities for patients with lung cancer.
  22. pmc Offspring psychopathology following preconception, prenatal and postnatal maternal bereavement stress
    Q A Class
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    Psychol Med 44:71-84. 2014
    ..We estimated associations between maternal bereavement stress and offspring autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar ..
  23. pmc Mortality and medical care after bereavement: a general practice cohort study
    Michael King
    Unit of Mental Health Sciences, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e52561. 2013
    ..In conclusion, we did not confirm increased mortality in cohabitees of people dying from cancer...
  24. ncbi Psychiatric disorders among disaster bereaved: an interview study of individuals directly or not directly exposed to the 2004 tsunami
    Pål Kristensen
    Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Depress Anxiety 26:1127-33. 2009
    ..This study examined the prevalence and predictors of mental disorders and psychological distress in bereaved individuals either directly or not directly exposed to the 2004 tsunami disaster...
  25. pmc Do good health and material circumstances protect older people from the increased risk of death after bereavement?
    Sunil M Shah
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Am J Epidemiol 176:689-98. 2012
    An increased risk of death in persons who have suffered spousal bereavement has been described in many populations. The impact of modifying factors, such as chronic disease and material circumstances, is less well understood...
  26. ncbi The forgotten griever: a nationwide follow-up study of mortality subsequent to the death of a sibling
    Mikael Rostila
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 176:338-46. 2012
    ..The least-studied familial relationship in the bereavement literature is that of siblings, although loss of a sibling may also involve health consequences...
  27. ncbi Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among bereaved and non-bereaved survivors following the 2008 Sichuan earthquake
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Center on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Anxiety Disord 26:673-9. 2012
    ..Loss of a child was a significant predictor of psychopathological symptoms. The results suggested that effective and sustainable mental health services were required, especially for bereaved single-child parents...
  28. ncbi Comparison of two diagnostic systems for Complicated Grief
    Simon Forstmeier
    Department of Psychology, Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestr 14 17, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 99:203-11. 2007
    ..There is also no data about prevalence rates of Complicated Grief in a representative sample. The purpose of this study was to compare the diagnostic systems with regard to prevalence, conditional probabilities, and agreement...
  29. ncbi Preparation for palliative care: teaching about death, dying and bereavement in UK medical schools 2000-2001
    David Field
    Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care Studies, Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK
    Med Educ 36:561-7. 2002
    To examine changes in formal teaching about death, dying and bereavement in undergraduate medical education in UK medical schools.
  30. ncbi Bereavement needs assessment in specialist palliative care: a review of the literature
    A Agnew
    Marie Curie Cancer Care, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Palliat Med 24:46-59. 2010
    b>Bereavement needs assessment for specialist palliative care services has been highlighted as important by NICE guidance on palliative care for adults with cancer...
  31. ncbi Advanced cancer at home: caregiving and bereavement
    Silvia Rossi Ferrario
    Psychology Unit, S Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Scientific Institute of Veruno NO, Italy
    Palliat Med 18:129-36. 2004
    ..Identifying caregivers at risk of bereavement maladjustment is a useful means of ensuring prompt psychological and social assistance, and optimising the ..
  32. ncbi Health consequences of Alzheimer's caregiving transitions: effects of placement and bereavement
    Igor Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0680, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:477-86. 2002
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  33. ncbi Childhood parental loss and cortisol levels in adult men
    Nancy A Nicolson
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology EURON, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:1012-8. 2004
    ..The sample was too small to assess effects of maternal vs. paternal loss or age at loss. Results suggest that parental death during childhood may have lasting effects on the HPA axis, even in the absence of psychopathology...
  34. ncbi Is prolonged grief distinct from bereavement-related posttraumatic stress?
    Ann Marie J Golden
    Emotion Research Group, Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 178:336-41. 2010
    ..validity of PGD is whether it can reliably be distinguished from related psychiatric outcomes following bereavement. This study therefore sought to determine whether the core symptoms of PGD could be distinguished from those of ..
  35. pmc Bereavement is associated with time-dependent decrements in cellular immune function in asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus type 1-seropositive homosexual men
    K Goodkin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33136 1045, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 3:109-18. 1996
    ..longitudinal study of HIV-1 infection were assessed twice, 6 months apart, to investigate associations between bereavement and cellular immune function...
  36. ncbi Cardiovascular risk in early bereavement: a literature review and proposed mechanisms
    Thomas Buckley
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:229-38. 2010
    The purpose of this review was to examine the evidence of cardiovascular risk in early bereavement to identify potential risk factors and possible mechanisms for risk that may inform future research directions.
  37. ncbi Internet support groups for suicide survivors: a new mode for gaining bereavement assistance
    William Feigelman
    Department of Sociology, Nassau Community College, Garden City, New York 11530 6793, USA
    Omega (Westport) 57:217-43. 2008
    ..Unable to find ready comfort and support from their personal communities, Internet users-and especially highly depressed survivors-sought and obtained valuable help from the Internet support resource...
  38. ncbi Mortality after spousal loss: are there socio-demographic differences?
    Orly Manor
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical Organization, PO Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 56:405-13. 2003
    ..of spousal death on mortality among Israeli adults and examines differences in this effect by duration of bereavement, age, sex, education, ethnic origin, household size, and number of children...
  39. ncbi Bereavement and marriage are associated with antibody response to influenza vaccination in the elderly
    Anna C Phillips
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 20:279-89. 2006
    Stressful life events exposure including bereavement, an event commonly experienced by elderly people, social support, marital status, and satisfaction were examined in relation to antibody response to the annual trivalent influenza ..
  40. ncbi Cancer incidence in parents who lost a child: a nationwide study in Denmark
    Jiong Li
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, The Danish Epidemiology Science Center, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Cancer 95:2237-42. 2002
    ..It has been debated whether psychological stress causes cancer, but the scientific evidence remains contradictory. The objective of this study was to investigate whether the death of a child is related to cancer risk in bereaved parents...
  41. ncbi PTSD following bereavement
    S Zisook
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0603, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 10:157-63. 1998
    ..Yet, bereavement is not considered the type of stressor capable of producing PTSD...
  42. ncbi The broken heart: suicidal ideation in bereavement
    Margaret Stroebe
    Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 8, 3584CS Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2178-80. 2005
    This report examined suicidal behavior during bereavement.
  43. ncbi Spousal bereavement in older adults: common, resilient, and chronic grief with defining characteristics
    Carol H Ott
    College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201 0413, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:332-41. 2007
    ..One out of six experienced a chronic grief syndrome. Early identification of this syndrome can lead to referral to newly emergent treatments specific for grief...
  44. ncbi What do suicide survivors tell us they need? Results of a pilot study
    Jannette M McMenamy
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg, MA 01420, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:375-89. 2008
    ..Future research with a longitudinal and more inclusive sample is needed to build on these preliminary findings and to provide a solid foundation for evidenced-based interventions with survivors...
  45. ncbi The spiritual needs of parents at the time of their child's death in the pediatric intensive care unit and during bereavement: a qualitative study
    Kathleen L Meert
    Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:420-7. 2005
    ..Greater attention to spiritual needs may help parents cope with their loss. Our objective is to gain a deeper understanding of parents' spiritual needs during their child's death and bereavement.
  46. ncbi Adolescents' bereavement experiences. Prevalence, association with depressive symptoms, and use of services
    L Harrison
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Pendlebury, UK
    J Adolesc 24:159-69. 2001
    The present study set out to estimate the prevalence of bereavement experiences in adolescents, the association between these experiences and depressive symptoms and the attitudes of bereaved young people to professional interventions...
  47. pmc The incidence and course of depression in bereaved youth 21 months after the loss of a parent to suicide, accident, or sudden natural death
    David Brent
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Rm 315, Bellefield Towers, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:786-94. 2009
    This study examined effects of bereavement 21 months after a parent's death, particularly death by suicide.
  48. pmc Effect of conjugal bereavement on mortality of the bereaved spouse in participants of the Renfrew/Paisley Study
    Carole L Hart
    Public Health and Health Policy, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, 1 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:455-60. 2007
    ..To investigate how loss of a spouse affects mortality risk in the bereaved partner...
  49. ncbi Validation of Toolkit After-Death Bereaved Family Member Interview
    J M Teno
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 22:752-8. 2001
    ..The domain of closure demonstrated a poor correlation with overall satisfaction and requires further work. This survey could provide information to help guide quality improvement efforts to enhance the care of the dying...
  50. ncbi Hospitalization for mental illness among parents after the death of a child
    Jiong Li
    Danish Epidemiology Science Center, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 352:1190-6. 2005
    The loss of a child is considered one of the most stressful events in the life of a parent. We hypothesized that parental bereavement increases the risk of hospital admission for a psychiatric disorder, especially for affective disorders.
  51. ncbi Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the offspring following prenatal maternal bereavement: a nationwide follow-up study in Denmark
    Jiong Li
    Department of Epidemiology, The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Public Health, The University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:747-53. 2010
    ..the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the offspring following prenatal maternal bereavement, as a potential source of stress exposure...
  52. ncbi Couples at risk following the death of their child: predictors of grief versus depression
    Leoniek Wijngaards-de Meij
    Department of Psychology, Utrecht University, Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:617-23. 2005
    ..By contrast, depression was predicted by individual parent factors: gender, religious affiliation, and professional help seeking. Theoretical implications of these findings are discussed...
  53. ncbi Trauma and bereavement: examining the impact of sudden and violent deaths
    Stacey Kaltman
    Department of Psychology, The Catholic University of America, VA Capitol Healthcare Network, MIRECC, 10 N Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 17:131-47. 2003
    The intersection between trauma and bereavement has only recently been explored...
  54. ncbi Importance of end-of-life support to minimize caregiver's regret during bereavement of the elderly for better subsequent adaptation to bereavement
    Akiko Akiyama
    Department of Health Promotion Science, Division of Health Sciences, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 7 Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 50:175-8. 2010
    ..examined whether the quality of end-of-life home medical care affected caregiver's psychological recovery from bereavement. We analyzed survey responses from an anonymous self-administered questionnaire from 147 bereaved family ..
  55. ncbi Regret resolution, aging, and adapting to loss
    Cynthia M Torges
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:169-80. 2008
    ..In this study, the authors examined the role of regret resolution during bereavement by assessing whether (a) regret resolution would aid in adapting to the death of a loved one and (b) older ..
  56. pmc Midlife suicide risk, partner's psychiatric illness, spouse and child bereavement by suicide or other modes of death: a gender specific study
    Esben Agerbo
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:407-12. 2005
    ..To describe gender specific suicide rates associated with partner's psychiatric disorder, loss of a spouse, or child by suicide or other causes, being a parent, and marital status...
  57. pmc General practitioners' beliefs and attitudes about how to respond to death and bereavement: qualitative study
    E M Saunderson
    North Street Medical Care, 274 North Street, Romford, Essex RM11 2TH
    BMJ 319:293-6. 1999
    To investigate the perceptions of general practitioners when they are notified or hear of a death or bereavement in their practice; to explore doctors' accounts of their relationships with their patients in the context of bereavement; ..
  58. ncbi Neutrophil function and cortisol:DHEAS ratio in bereaved older adults
    Riyad Khanfer
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1182-6. 2011
    b>Bereavement is a common life event for older adults and is associated with increased risk of morbidity and mortality, though the underlying reasons for this link are poorly understood...
  59. ncbi Health outcomes of bereavement
    Margaret Stroebe
    Research Institute for Psychology and Health, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Lancet 370:1960-73. 2007
    In this Review, we look at the relation between bereavement and physical and mental health...
  60. ncbi Motor Neurone Disease family carers' experiences of caring, palliative care and bereavement: an exploratory qualitative study
    Samar M Aoun
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Australia
    Palliat Med 26:842-50. 2012
    ..Caring for a person with MND is an unremitting commitment, yet little research has examined the experiences and needs of carers for palliative care and bereavement care.
  61. ncbi Using the LCP: bereaved relatives' assessments of communication and bereavement
    Laetitia Veerbeek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:207-14. 2008
    ..studied whether use of the LCP affects relatives' retrospective evaluation of communication and their level of bereavement. An intervention study was conducted. During the baseline period, usual care was provided to dying patients...
  62. pmc The effect of widowhood on mortality by the causes of death of both spouses
    Felix Elwert
    Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2092-8. 2008
    We investigated the effect of spousal bereavement on mortality to document cause-specific bereavement effects by the causes of death of both the predecedent spouse and the bereaved partner.
  63. ncbi Prevalence and psychological correlates of complicated grief among bereaved adults 2.5-3.5 years after September 11th attacks
    Yuval Neria
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:251-62. 2007
    ..A majority of the participants with CG reported receiving grief counseling and psychiatric medication after 9/11. Clinical and policy implications are discussed...
  64. ncbi Evaluating palliative care: bereaved family members' evaluations of patients' pain, anxiety and depression
    Christine J McPherson
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy C J McP, J M A H, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:104-14. 2004
    ..Recommendations are made to improve the design of retrospective palliative care surveys...
  65. ncbi Stroke in parents who lost a child: a nationwide follow-up study in Denmark
    Jiong Li
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Neuroepidemiology 22:211-6. 2003
    ..20), respectively. The risk of stroke did not differ irrespective of whether the death of the child was unexpected or not. The death of a child was not associated with any substantially increased risk of stroke in the bereaved parents...
  66. pmc Ethical and logistical considerations of multicenter parental bereavement research
    Kathleen Lynn Meert
    Department of Peditrics, Wayne State University, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:444-50. 2008
    ..with diverse racial, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds and is essential for understanding heterogeneity in bereavement. The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research ..
  67. ncbi The role of negative interpretations of grief reactions in emotional problems after bereavement
    Paul A Boelen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University, P O Box 80140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 34:225-38. 2003
    This study explored the role of negative interpretations of grief reactions in emotional problems after bereavement, with 234 individuals who had been confronted with the death of a close relative...
  68. pmc Does bereavement-related major depression differ from major depression associated with other stressful life events?
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Departments of Psychiatry and Human Genetics, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1449-55. 2008
    ..Of the stressful life events influencing risk for major depression, DSM-III and DSM-IV assign a special status to bereavement. A depressive episode that is bereavement-related and has clinical features and course characteristic of normal ..
  69. ncbi Anxiety and depression in parents 4-9 years after the loss of a child owing to a malignancy: a population-based follow-up
    Ulrika Kreicbergs
    Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet Z6 01, Karolinska Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychol Med 34:1431-41. 2004
    ..We investigated parental risk of anxiety and depression 4-9 years after the loss of a child owing to a malignancy...
  70. ncbi Beyond the concept of recovery: growth and the experience of loss
    Richard G Tedeschi
    Department of Psychology, 4037 Colvard, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    Death Stud 32:27-39. 2008
    Responding to D. E. Balk (2004) about use of the term recovery to describe bereavement outcome, the authors take the view that this term is inadequate...
  71. ncbi Depression as a mediator between spousal bereavement and mortality from cardiovascular disease: appreciating and managing the adverse health consequences of depression in an elderly surviving spouse
    Jonathan Richard Williams
    Vitas Healthcare Corporation, Miami, FL, USA
    South Med J 98:90-5. 2005
    b>Bereavement in the elderly is becoming a more frequent phenomenon as a result of the aging of the population. The death of an elderly spouse increases psychologic morbidity, particularly depressive symptoms, as well as mortality...
  72. ncbi Prospective study of early bereavement on psychological and behavioural cardiac risk factors
    T Buckley
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 39:370-8. 2009
    Increasing evidence supports the role of emotional stress in the onset of cardiovascular disease. Although bereavement is a major emotional stress with both acute and more long-term features, the mechanism of its association with ..
  73. ncbi Evaluation of the Bereavement Risk Index (BRI): a community hospice care protocol
    Linda J Kristjanson
    Silver Chain Hospice Care Services, Churchlands, Western Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:610, 612-8. 2005
    to test the validity, reliability and feasibility of using a modified version of Parkes' (1993) Bereavement Risk Index (BRI) and bereavement support protocol in an Australian home hospice care setting...
  74. ncbi Support for bereaved owners of pets
    Paul T Clements
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 39:49-54. 2003
    ..The bond that exists between people and their pets and its impact on physical and mental health...
  75. ncbi Bereavement outcomes for parents who lose a child to cancer: are place of death and sex of parent associated with differences in psychological functioning?
    Belinda Goodenough
    Centre for Children s Cancer and Blood Disorders, Sydney Children s Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 13:779-91. 2004
    ..Models of psychosocial care in pediatric cancer may therefore need to address bereavement planning for a 'minority group' of parents (approximately 25%) for whom cure of their child is not possible...
  76. ncbi Widowhood and spirituality: coping responses to bereavement
    Scott T Michael
    The University of Alabama, Department of Psychology, Box 870348, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    J Women Aging 15:145-65; discussion 185-7. 2003
    ..After reviewing the literature the authors conclude that older women use religious coping as well as religious and spiritual beliefs and behaviors to facilitate positive adjustment to the loss of a spouse...
  77. ncbi Bereavement and mental health after sudden and violent losses: a review
    Pål Kristensen
    Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, Kirkeveien 166, Building 48, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Psychiatry 75:76-97. 2012
    ..The review shows gaps in the literature on grief and bereavement after sudden and violent deaths. Still, some preliminary conclusions can be made...
  78. ncbi Surviving spousal bereavement--insights for GPs
    Pam McGrath
    International Program of Psycho Social Health Research, Central Queensland University, Brisbane, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 39:780-3. 2010
    Spousal bereavement is documented as a highly stressful event. This article presents findings from research that explored bereavement survivors' perspectives on what support factors were most helpful to them.
  79. ncbi Experiences of dying, death and bereavement in motor neurone disease: a qualitative study
    Bridget Whitehead
    Preston MND Care and Research Centre, Royal Preston Hospital, Preston, UK
    Palliat Med 26:368-78. 2012
    to explore the experiences of people with Motor Neurone Disease (MND), current and bereaved carers in the final stages of the disease and bereavement period.
  80. pmc Bereavement care in primary care: a systematic literature review and narrative synthesis
    Shobhana Nagraj
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e42-8. 2011
    Over half a million people die in Britain each year and, on average, a GP will have 20 patients die annually. Bereavement is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, but the research evidence on which GPs and district nurses ..
  81. ncbi Traumatic bereavement, acute dissociation, and posttraumatic stress: 14 years after the MS Estonia disaster
    Filip K Arnberg
    National Center for Disaster Psychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Trauma Stress 24:183-90. 2011
    ..14 years after a ferry disaster, and estimate short- and long-term changes in stress associated with traumatic bereavement and acute dissociation. There were 852 people who perished in the disaster, 137 survived...
  82. ncbi Bereavement in early life and later childhood overweight
    Jiong Li
    Section for Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Obes Facts 5:881-9. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine the association between bereavement during the first 6 years of life, as a stress indicator, and subsequent risk of overweight in school-aged ..
  83. ncbi The effects of music therapy-based bereavement groups on mood and behavior of grieving children: a pilot study
    R E Hilliard
    Florida State University, Big Bend Hospice, USA
    J Music Ther 38:291-306. 2001
    The purpose of this study was to measure the effects of music therapy-based bereavement groups on mood and behavior of grieving children...
  84. ncbi College student bereavement, scholarship, and the university: a call for university engagement
    D E Balk
    Death Stud 25:67-84. 2001
    The prevalence of bereavement among traditional-aged college students should impel universities to assist bereaved students on their campuses...
  85. ncbi The effectiveness of bereavement interventions with children: a meta-analytic review of controlled outcome research
    Joseph M Currier
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152 6400, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:253-9. 2007
    ..This study used meta-analytic techniques to evaluate the general effectiveness of bereavement interventions with children...
  86. pmc Alcohol use in the first three years of bereavement: a national representative survey
    János Pilling
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, Semmelweis University Nagyvárad tér 4, Budapest, 1089, Hungary
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:3. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the relationship between bereavement and alcohol consumption accounting for time and gender differences on a nationally representative sample from ..
  87. pmc Guidelines for the psychosocial and bereavement support of family caregivers of palliative care patients
    Peter Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care at St Vincent s Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 15:696-702. 2012
    Support for family caregivers, including bereavement follow-up, is a core function of palliative care...
  88. pmc Effect of parental bereavement on health risk behaviors in youth: a 3-year follow-up
    Sami Hamdan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:216-23. 2012
    ..To examine the course of health risk behaviors (HRBs) during a 3-year period after a parent's death in bereaved youth compared with nonbereaved youth (control subjects)...
  89. ncbi Evaluating the use of benzodiazepines following recent bereavement
    J Warner
    Imperial College School of Medicine, St Charles Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 178:36-41. 2001
    There is no evidence to support current advice not to use benzodiazepines after bereavement.
  90. ncbi Bereavement-related depressive episodes: characteristics, 3-year course, and implications for the DSM-5
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:920-8. 2011
    The DSM-IV criteria for major depressive episodes exclude brief episodes that are better accounted for by bereavement. However, a proposal has been made to remove this exclusion from the DSM-5.
  91. ncbi DSM-V diagnostic criteria for bereavement-related disorders in children and adolescents: developmental considerations
    Julie B Kaplow
    University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Rachel Upjohn Building, 4250 Plymouth Road, Room 2117, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychiatry 75:243-66. 2012
    Two bereavement-related disorders are proposed for the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V): Adjustment Disorder Related to Bereavement, to be located in the main body of the text as an ..
  92. ncbi Prenatal stress and risk of asthma hospitalization in the offspring: a Swedish population-based study
    Ali S Khashan
    Anu Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Psychosom Med 74:635-41. 2012
    ..In this study, we aimed to study whether maternal exposure to death of a spouse or a child is associated with risk of asthma hospitalization in the offspring using a very large population-based cohort...
  93. ncbi Nurses' attitudes towards perinatal bereavement care
    Chan Moon Fai
    Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Adv Nurs 65:2532-41. 2009
    This paper is a report of a study conducted to explore the factors associated with nurses and midwives' attitudes towards perinatal bereavement care.
  94. ncbi Bereavement: addressing challenges faced by advanced cancer patients, their caregivers, and their physicians
    Jean S Kutner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Prim Care 36:825-44. 2009
    Physicians who work with advanced cancer patients need to be aware of the process of grief and bereavement not only in terms of how it may impact the patient and family, but in how it can affect their own emotions and behavior...
  95. pmc Viewing the body after bereavement due to a traumatic death: qualitative study in the UK
    A Chapple
    Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Headington OX3 7LF
    BMJ 340:c2032. 2010
    ..This analysis of narrative interviews interprets people's accounts of why and how they decided whether to view the body and their emotional reactions to this, immediately and at a later stage...
  96. ncbi Referrals for bereavement counselling in primary care: a qualitative study
    Rose Wiles
    Health and Rehabilitation Research Unit, School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 48:79-85. 2002
    ..primary care offers an opportunity for general practitioners (GPs) to refer patients to counsellors following bereavement. This study explores the factors that influence GPs referral decisions...
  97. ncbi Navigating care after a baby dies: a systematic review of parent experiences with health providers
    K J Gold
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0604, USA
    J Perinatol 27:230-7. 2007
    ..Health care providers are on the front lines of care when a baby dies, but there is no consensus about which behaviors are most helpful or harmful for families...
  98. pmc A call for research: the need to better understand the impact of support groups for suicide survivors
    Julie Cerel
    University of Kentucky, College of Social Work, Lexington, KY, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:269-81. 2009
    ..Finally, we pose several questions for researchers to consider as they work with survivors to develop a research agenda that sheds more light on the experiences of survivors and the help provided by survivor support groups...
  99. ncbi Attitudes of nurses toward perinatal bereavement: findings from a study in Hong Kong
    Moon Fai Chan
    School of Nursing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 19:240-52. 2005
    Nurses' attitudes toward perinatal bereavement care are explored by identifying profiles of nurses working in 2 obstetrics and gynecology units in Hong Kong...
  100. ncbi Report on bereavement and grief research
    Janice L Genevro
    Genevro Consulting, 503 Kentucky Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20003
    Death Stud 28:491-575. 2004
  101. ncbi Does writing about the bereavement lessen grief following sudden, unintentional death?
    L M Range
    University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, USA
    Death Stud 24:115-34. 2000
    ..To see if these improvements extended to improved bereavement recovery after the accidental or homicidal death of a loved one, 64 undergraduates (51 women, 13 men) began, ..

Research Grants66

  1. DYING, DEATH, AND GRIEF--INTERNET PROJECT
    Sara Knight; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..the complex medical, psychological, social, religious, cultural, and ethical dimensions of dying, death and bereavement. Physicians, nurses, allied health providers and students will gain access to the following program features: 1)..
  2. Perinatal Loss and Bereavement in Non-Hispanic Black Adolescents
    KIMBERLY H FENSTERMACHER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..There are few published studies that describe the perinatal bereavement experience in black women, thus, very little is known about the experience of perinatal loss and the subsequent ..
  3. Prolonged Grief and Functioning of Parents after the Hermosillo Day Care Fire
    Fran H Norris; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..no culpability, provides a compelling context in which to examine the shorter- and longer-term consequences of bereavement and prolonged grief, independent of the consequences that can be accounted for by posttraumatic stress and ..
  4. Subjective Well-Being Over The Life Course
    STEPHEN JONATHAN MACHIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of social class and social support and to the impact of specific life transitions such as retirement and bereavement. The surveys used will be mainly the English Longitudinal Survey of Ageing, the Whitehall II study and the U.S...
  5. An Investigation of the Clinical Utility of a Prolonged Grief Disorder Diagnosis
    Holly Gwen Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In order to advance bereavement research and clinical work, researchers have empirically validated diagnostic criteria for PGD over the past ..
  6. Experiences of Family Members of Nursing Home Patients with Advanced Dementia
    Jane L Givens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Holly Prigerson, PhD. (Dana Farber Cancer Institute: psychosocial issues in end-of-life care, bereavement);2. Richard Jones, ScD. (HSL IFAR: measurement and analysis of mental health outcomes, scale development);3...
  7. A Randomized trial of early palliative care for newly diagnosed cancer patients
    JENNIFER SUE TEMEL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of anti-cancer therapy near the end of life negatively impacts quality of death, family caregiver bereavement, and the cost of health care delivery...
  8. Therapeutic Pathways to Improving End of Life Outcomes Among Families in Palliati
    TALIA IRIT ZAIDER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..capacity to "offer a support system to help the family cope during the patient's illness and in their own bereavement" [16]...
  9. Impact of Sudden Parental Death on Children and Families
    David A Brent; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We find evidence of a persistent impact two years after the death: parental bereavement quadruples the risk for child depression, even adjusting for pre-death risk factors...
  10. Data Coordinating Center for the Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care
    JONATHAN MICHAEL DEAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a network registry, developed a novel functional status outcome scale, conducted several studies of pathologic bereavement, implemented a RCT to prevent nosocomial sepsis (requiring an IND from the FDA), and validated a novel method ..
  11. The Context of Caregiving and Bereavement Adjustment in Late-Stage Cancer
    Linda E Francis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Context of Care giving and Bereavement Adjustment in Late-Stage Cancer This application is a resubmission of an application in response to the FOA PAR-00-003: Small Grants for Behavioral Research ..
  12. An fMRI study of the brain circuitry of sad emotion in bereavement
    Peter J Freed; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of mood and mood disorders, with a special focus on the relationship of sad emotion to attentional bias in bereavement. Mentors in fMRI study design, data-analysis, cognitive psychology, mood disorders, bereavement, statistics, ..
  13. Bereavement and Cardiovascular Events: A Nationwide Prospective Study in Sweden
    Elizabeth Mostofsky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In the early weeks of bereavement, there are changes in clotting, heart rate, blood pressure and inflammation...
  14. Traumatic Grief and Mental Health Outcomes in Parentally Bereaved Children
    Julie B Kaplow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..has been conducted to elucidate the differences between childhood traumatic grief, normal (uncomplicated) bereavement, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the context of bereavement...
  15. Preventing Depression in Later Life: A Model for Low and Middle Income Countries
    Charles F Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..exposure of older adults to risk factors fo depression (disability, depletion of economic and social resources, bereavement, care giving, and chronic insomnia), and workforce issues (such as a dearth of mental health specialists)...
  16. Understanding Access to Hospice Care
    MELISSA DIANE ALDRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..families including medical services, pain and symptom management, spiritual counseling, social services, and bereavement counseling...
  17. Web-Based Interactive Multimedia CBT Bereavement Support Program
    VICKY GELATT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Reactions to bereavement can be personally painful and typically interfere with social and occupational functioning...
  18. The protective effect of oxytocin on social isolation: physiological mechanisms
    JASON RICHARD YEE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    Social relationships have a significant effect on overall health, and the bereavement and grief associated with losing a close relationship is associated with increased rates of morbidity and mortality...
  19. 4/4-Optimizing Treatment of Complicated Grief
    Sidney Zisook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have assembled 4 groups of investigators with strong track records in bereavement research and extensive experience with intervention studies and multicenter projects, to conduct a study of ..
  20. 1/4-Optimizing Treatment for Complicated Grief
    M Katherine Shear; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We have assembled 4 groups of investigators with strong track records in bereavement research and extensive experience with intervention studies and multicenter projects, to conduct a study of ..
  21. 2/4-Optimizing Treatment of Complicated Grief
    Naomi M Simon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have assembled 4 groups of investigators with strong track records in bereavement research and extensive experience with intervention studies and multicenter projects, to conduct a study of ..
  22. Toward Optimal End-of-Life Care in the PICU
    Robert Truog; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..organizational and financial - to guide the provision, funding and evaluation of palliative, end-of-life, and bereavement care for children and families (IOM, 2003, p. 17)...
  23. A Trial to Improve Surrogate Decision-Making for Critically Ill Older Adults
    Douglas B White; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These deficiencies are associated with high rates of adverse bereavement outcomes among family members, poorly informed treatment decisions, and high utilization of expensive, ..
  24. Meaning-Centered Grief Therapy for Parents Bereaved by Cancer
    Wendy G Lichtenthal; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..their families, specializing in grief interventions to improve continuity of care from palliative care through bereavement. This application represents the logical next step in my career development...
  25. Impact of the Family Bereavement Program Fifteen Years Later
    Irwin N Sandler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..follow-up of 244 young adults, in 156 families, who participated in an experimental evaluation of the Family Bereavement Program (FBP), a preventive intervention for parentally-bereaved children...
  26. Maternal Mental and Physical Health Outcomes after Stillbirth and Infant Death
    Katherine J Gold; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..mothers are pregnant again within a year after a stillbirth, it is not known how mental health changes due to bereavement affect subsequent prenatal health behaviors or pregnancy outcomes after the loss...
  27. Complicated Grief in Older Adults: Physiological Substrates of Emotion Regulation
    MARY FRANCES O'CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Conjugal bereavement is highly prevalent in older adults, with more than 900,000 people widowed each year in the U.S...
  28. ASU Prevention Research Center for Families in Stress
    Irwin N Sandler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The Research Network Development Core develops collaborations with Family Courts, provider agencies and Bereavement Agencies to implement evidence based prevention programs in community settings...
  29. Impact of a Novel Cancer Communication Intervention on Caregiver Bereavement
    Holly Gwen Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer are at risk for bereavement- related morbidity. Better communication in the context of cancer care may improve health outcomes of the bereaved...
  30. Themes of Meaning: Intervention Development for Parents Bereaved by Cancer
    Wendy G Lichtenthal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    The loss of a child is the most painful, intense, and devastating type of bereavement. Parents who experience the death of a child to cancer face unique challenges in making meaning of their loss...
  31. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Orphans
    Kathryn Whetten; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..adapted to an existing guardian/orphan support model being carried out in East Africa,;b) how the new grief and bereavement focused group model can be integrated into the existing community care infrastructure;c) how children and ..
  32. Family Evaluation of Hospice Care
    Joan M Teno; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specific aims to focus on the stability of bereaved family members perceptions of the quality of care during bereavement and test whether the survey can be self-administered through the web with a mode test...
  33. Mentoring and Research in Cancer Palliative Care
    Aminah Jatoi; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with cancer treatment, the wide constellation and severity of end-of-life symptoms, and the aftermath of bereavement, there is no question that cancer-induced suffering is great and that there is a major need for research in ..
  34. The Meaning of Death of the First Elderly Parent: A Family Perspective
    ROBERT L contact RUBINSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..adult children and widows, upon the death of an elderly parent, have broad implications for family life and bereavement issues...
  35. FACILITATING OLDER SPOUSES' ADJUSTMENT TO SPOUSAL DEATH
    VICTORIA RAVEIS; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..short-term preventive intervention for facilitating older spouse's adjustment to widowhood and reducing morbid bereavement outcomes and their associated health care costs in a sample at high risk for poor bereavement outcomes...
  36. Transdisciplinary Palliative Care Education
    Shirley Otis Green; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to empower them to become more effective role models and advocates for enhanced palliative, end-of-life and bereavement care within their institutions and disciplines...
  37. Dignity Intervention for Terminally Ill Cancer Patients
    Harvey Chochinov; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..6 to 9 months following the patients' death to obtain useful regarding this approach as a potential bereavement intervention...
  38. Predictors and Diagnostic Markers of Prolonged Grief
    George A Bonanno; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the development of later PG, and (3) to assess emotion regulation and emotion-related brain activity later in bereavement as markers of PG-related deficits...
  39. ADOLESCENT MEDICINE HIV/AIDS RESEARCH NETWORK
    Lisa Henry Reid; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..medical care; mental health; benefit and entitlement coordination; housing, nutrition, home care, hospice and bereavement support; on-site child-care, support groups, pastoral care, legal assistance and chemical dependency programs...
  40. Enhancing End-of-Life and Bereavement Outcomes Among Cancer Caregivers
    Kathleen H Mooney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to advance the science of cancer end-of-life and bereavement care by exploring and intervening to improve the experience and outcomes for spouse/partner caregivers;2...
  41. Using the Dynamics of Subjective Well-Being to Measure the Import of Events
    MILES SPENCER KIMBALL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project will look at many different types of events, including bereavement, illnesses, and financial events. 2...
  42. Toward Developing Postdisaster Community Interventions
    Fran Norris; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Although she has studied the effects of violence and bereavement, as well as the epidemiology of trauma and PTSD, most of her work over the past 15 years has concerned ..
  43. PEER MENTORS FOR ADOLESCENTS IN HIV-AFFECTED FAMILIES
    Stephen Magura; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..and potentially effective mentoring model for early adolescents who are under stress due to impending or actual bereavement. The specific aims of the study are: 1...
  44. Psychiatric Disorder in Dying Patients & Their Survivors
    Selby Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..which mental health may affect the patient's comfort at death, and the impact this may have on the caregiver' s bereavement adjustment...
  45. Preparing Caregivers for the Death of their Loved One
    Randy Hebert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Randy Hebert with the training and experience to become an independent palliative care and bereavement researcher...
  46. Predicting Pediatric Risk of Death After Hospitalization
    JOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..task that must be accomplished in order to improve the beneficial impact of palliative, end-of-life, and bereavement (P-EOL-B) services on dying children and their families, since this prospective identification is essential if ..
  47. Psychosocial Support to HIV/AIDS Affected Children in Zimbabwe
    Danuta Kasprzyk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e. staying healthy, family relationships, setting goals and reducing risk, mental health, and bereavement) designed to build coping skills and adolescent self-awareness of the link between negative emotions and ..
  48. HOSPICE CARE AND THE COURSE AND OUTCOME OF BEREAVEMENT
    LEON LEVY; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..is to contribute to the prevention of depression, as well as other, related mental and physical sequelae of bereavement identified with pathological grief...
  49. WIDOWHOOD, BEREAVEMENT AND COPING
    Camille Wortman; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..proposal seeks support for five years to continue a comprehensive, multidisciplinary investigation of conjugal bereavement. Ultimate goals of the project are to broaden our knowledge base regarding this life stressor, and to help ..
  50. IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE DURING THE END OF LIFE PROCESS
    Ellen Redinbaugh; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..adaptive coping skills with caregiving stressors will improve caregiver well-being and potentially ease their bereavement process...
  51. RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY AND DEMENTIA CAREGIVING
    JON STUCKEY; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..be used to prepare an R01 submission later next year that will be a study of dementia, religion, spirituality, bereavement, coping, and well- being...
  52. QUESTIONS ABOUT BEREAVEMENT: ANSWERS FROM THE CLOC STUDY
    Randolph Nesse; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..married individuals was evaluated prior to the loss on 685 baseline variables relevant to possible future bereavement, with a subset of 432 subjects evaluated on an additional 410 variables that measured physical and cognitive ..
  53. PALLIATIVE CARE FELLOWSHIP
    Janet Abrahm; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..psychosocial assessment and counseling skills using this clinic population, will participate in the clinic's bereavement program and will learn how to evaluate families at high risk for pathological grieving...
  54. PREDICTORS AND PARAMETERS OF HUMAN GRIEVING
    George Bonanno; Fiscal Year: 2001
    Recent reviews of the bereavement literature have noted the absence of empirical support for traditional models of coping with loss as well as the need for basic research aimed at establishing the parameters of grief experience, how such ..
  55. Multimedia Support for Caregivers of the Seriously Ill
    A Irvine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..work with caregiving, c) the impact of serious illness on a care receiver, d) expectations at time of death, e) bereavement, f) a revised and expanded DAT, and f) a Personal Program Guide which will help users find contents relevant to ..
  56. Interventions and Quality of Life in Cancer and AIDS
    DEBORAH SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..or AIDS and their family caregivers from the time of diagnosis with advanced disease, until death, and into the bereavement period for family caregivers (illness/dying trajectory); 3) explore whether patients or family caregivers ..
  57. Integrated Multimedia CBT Bereavement Support
    BLAIR IRVINE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Nevertheless, these manifestations of bereavement are painful and disrupt social-occupational functioning and quality of life...
  58. AD CAREGIVER WELL-BEING COUNSELING/INSTITUTIONALIZATION
    Mary Mittelman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..All caregivers are regularly evaluated through home caregiving, nursing home placement, and post-bereavement phases of the caregiving career...
  59. SOCIAL SUPPORT FOR BEREAVED COLLEGE STUDENTS
    David Balk; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..coping resources among bereaved college students and reduce mental and emotional disorders due to unresolved bereavement. The efficacy of the intervention strategy will be measured by testing the main effects and stress buffering ..
  60. EEG SLEEP, AGING, AND MENTAL ILLNESS
    Charles Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..recovery (Study 1); 3) to establish the EEG sleep correlates of nortriptyline efficacy in the treatment of bereavement-related depression, of unresolved grief, and of the post-treatment course of bereavement-related depression (..
  61. MIEL: Meditation and Massage in End of Life
    David Katz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..to address the needs of the large and growing population of patients with AIDS in the US, a group subject to bereavement at end of life often compounded by isolation and alienation...
  62. Internet-based Self-Management Intervention for Prolonged Grief
    Brett T Litz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PGD) is a psychiatric condition more severe and unremitting than normative grief, occurring in about 10% of bereavement. It is marked by prolonged yearning for the deceased, bitterness, interpersonal disengagement, and a sense of ..
  63. NK CELL ACTIVITY AND IBS ACROSS THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE
    Sandra Motzer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., anxiety, depression, perceived lack of personal control, bereavement, and exercise). Cognitive/emotional stressors are often experienced by persons with chronic health disturbances...
  64. Spiritual Needs of Bereaved Parents
    Kathleen Meert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..over time, and the manner and extent that spiritually based interventions affect parents'health during bereavement. The objective of this R03 application, which is the next step toward attainment of our long-term goal, is to ..
  65. PALLIATIVE CARE ROLE MODEL PROGRAM
    Susan Block; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..psychosocial assessment and treatment, ethical issues, hospice philosophy, eligibility, and services, and bereavement care...