Treating Complicated Grief: Grief-Focused Psychotherapy Is More Effective Than Citalopram
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 14, Number 9, September 2016
Bret A. Moore, Psy.D, ABPP
Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist, San Antonio, TX
Dr. Moore has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
While there is some overlap with major depression, complicated grief has core symptoms of yearning and sorrow and great difficulty accepting the reality of death. It’s one of the more controversial proposed DSM disorders, with critics seeing it as medicalizing a normal human experience.