Rates of Prolonged Grief Disorder: Considering relationship to the person who died and cause of death

This research paper – from Kara Thieleman, Joanne Cacciatore, and Allen Frances – has been published in the Journal of Affective Disorders. The abstract says: Background Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD) was recently included in DSM-5-TR. The rate of PGD is known to…
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Working with voices, visions and continuing presence

The Centre for Research in Social and Psychological Transformation (CREST) says : “Around 60% of bereaved people experience the continued presence of a deceased loved one (Castelnovo et al., 2015; Rees, 1971). This may be through hearing the voice of the…
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Cultivating our humanity: A systematic review of care farming & traumatic grief

This review essay is co-authored by Dr. Richard Gorman and Dr. Joanne Cacciatore. The abstract says: “Traumatic grief is a complex biopsychosocial experience, frequently (and contentiously) medicalized in the Western world. Care farming is an increasingly popular place-based intervention utilizing agricultural settings…
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