In our longitudinal study, bereaved parents after the Utøya terror attack in Norway showed a decrease in levels of complicated grief with time. Fathers had lower levels of complicated grief than mothers, write Sunniva Skagen Wågø and colleagues.
Our pilot study with 11 adolescents indicates that the self-help material The Psychological First Aid Kit may serve as a flexible and useful therapeutic tool in areas related to trauma, interpersonal relations, and school, write Solfrid Raknes and colleagues.
The amount of time spent following the media coverage in the wake of the July 22, 2011 terrorist attacks is a significant predictor of post-traumatic stress in the bereaved, write Reidar Nævdal and colleagues.
Friends of Utøya terror victims evidenced severe reactions to the loss of their friend, a loss even comparable to those of close family members, according to this survey study by Iren Johnsen and colleagues.
The large majority of parents and siblings were satisfied with the help they received from the public support services following the Utøya terror attack, but they also have advice for the support systems, according to this survey study by Kari Dyregrov and colleagues.