Intra-individual Assessment of Suicidal Ideation in Complicated Grief: A Proof-of-Concept Study
Donald Robinaugh, M.A., Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
2015 Pilot Research Grant
Inside the Research
Question: Can treatment help people with complicated grief and suicidal thoughts?
Strategy: As bereaved adults with complicated grief complete a 16-week complicated grief therapy, assess them using experience sampling methods on nine grief symptoms and suicidal thoughts five times per day.
Impact: Reduction of suicidal ideation and behavior for those experiencing complicated grief.