Year: 2004 Source: Death Studies, v.28, no.3, (April-May 2004), p.225-241 SIEC No: 20040524

The purpose of this study was to examine the bereavement experience, psychiatric morbidity, mood symptomatology, & suicidality in bereaved men & women living with HIV. HIV+ women presented with intensified bereavement responses, a higher prevalence of current generalized anxiety disorder, & elevated thoughts & gestures of suicide when compared to HIV+ men. The implications of these findings are discussed. (48 refs)