Further validation of the Traumatic Grief Inventory-Self Report (TGI-SR) : A measure of persistent complex bereavement disorder and prolonged grief disorder

The Traumatic Grief Inventory Self-Report version (TGI-SR) is an 18-item self-report measure. It was designed to assess symptoms of Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder (PCBD) included in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-5 and Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD) proposed by an international group of experts in grief. The research in this article used data from a bereaved patient sample and people who lost loved ones in the Ukrainian airplane crash in July 2014. Findings indicated that the TGI-SR is a reliable and valid tool to assess disturbed grief in research and to identify people needing a more comprehensive assessment of their grief in clinical settings.

Paul A. Boelen, A. A. A. Manik J. Djelantik, Jos de Keijser, Lonneke I. M. Lenferink & Geert E. Smid | 2019
In: Death Studies, ISSN 0748-1187 ; eISSN 1091-7683 | 43 | 6 | 351-364
Published online: 17 Jul 2018
Air Traffic Accidents, Assessment Instruments, Bereavement, Diagnosis, Disasters, Traumatic Grief