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  • BEYOND DEPRESSION: YEARNING FOR THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE 

    Stroebe, W.; Abakoumkin, G.; Stroebe, M. (2010)
    Studies assessing the impact of relationship quality and social support on marital bereavement have typically focussed on depressive symptoms as the major (and often only) bereavement outcome. Although sadness and depression ...
  • The broken heart: Suicidal ideation in bereavement 

    Stroebe, M.; Stroebe, W.; Abakoumkin, G. (2005)
    Objective: This report examined suicidal behavior during bereavement. Method: Suicidal ideation was examined in a group of 60 recently bereaved widows and widowers compared to 60 individually matched married comparison ...
  • Continuing bonds in adjustment to bereavement: Impact of abrupt versus gradual separation 

    Stroebe, M. S.; Abakoumkin, G.; Stroebe, W.; Schut, H. (2012)
    There is debate whether continuing bonds with a deceased person help or hinder adaptation to bereavement. This longitudinal study examined causal relationships between continuing bonds and symptoms over time. Following ...
  • DOES RELATIONSHIP QUALITY MODERATE THE IMPACT OF MARITAL BEREAVEMENT ON DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS? 

    Abakoumkin, G.; Stroebe, W.; Stroebe, M. (2010)
    Studies assessing the impact of relationship quality (RQ) on marital bereavement have resulted in discrepant findings. These discrepancies could be due to two shortcomings of previous research, namely that RQ is typically ...
  • Does social support help in bereavement? 

    Stroebe, W.; Zech, E.; Stroebe, M. S.; Abakoumkin, G. (2005)
    A review of studies on the role of social support as a moderator of bereavement outcome indicates that there is limited evidence for the widely held assumption that social support buffers the bereaved against, the impact ...
  • Guilt in Bereavement: The Role of Self-Blame and Regret in Coping with Loss 

    Stroebe, M.; Stroebe, W.; van de Schoot, R.; Schut, H.; Abakoumkin, G.; Li, J. (2014)
    Despite the apparent centrality of guilt in complicating reactions following bereavement, scientific investigation has been limited. Establishing the impact of specific components associated with guilt could enhance ...