Year: 1981 Source: Archives of General Psychiatry, v.38, (March 1981), p.316-323 SIEC No: 19821057

People who had lost a parent & not sought help were comparedto people who had received therapy. Several rating scales were used. Data revealed that while both groups experienced medium to high levels of distress, those seeking help after the death have diagnosable mental disorders. Possible reasons for this were discussed. (ME)