Arnd, J., Routledge, C., Goldenberg, J.L., Predicting proximal health responses to reminders of death: the influence of coping style and health optimism. Psychology and Health. 2006, October, volume 21, number 5, pp.593-614.

Barsky, A., Wool, C., Barnett, M.C., Cleary, P.D., Histories of childhood trauma in adult hypocondriacal patients. Am J Psychiatry, 1994, 151 (3): 397-401.

Boelen, P.A., van den Bout, J., de Keijser, J. Traumatic grief as a disorder distinct from bereavement- related depression and anxiety: a replication study with bereaved mental health care patients. Am J Psychiatry. 2003, Jul; 160 (7):1339-41.

Bowlby, J., (1969), Attaccamento e perdita, vol. 1: L’attaccamento alla madre. Tr. It. Boringhieri, Torino, 1972.

Bowlby, J., (1973), Attaccamento e perdita, vol. 2: La separazione dalla madre. Tr. It. Boringhieri, Torino, 1975.

Bowlby, J. , Attaccamento e perdita, vol. 3: La perdita della madre, Tr. It. Boringhieri, Torino, 1983.

Bowlby, J., (1979), Costruzione e rottura dei legami affettivi, Tr. It. Raffaello Cortina, Milano, 1982.

Brown, E.J., Goodman, R.F., Childhood traumatic grief: an exploration of the construct in children bereaved on September 11. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2005 June; 34 (2): 248-59.

Brown, E.J., Pearlman, M.Y., Goodman, R.F. Facing fears and sadness: cognitive-behavioral therapy for childhood traumatic grief. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2004 Jul-Aug; 12 (4): 187-98.

C. M. Chemtob, D. L. Conroy, C. J. Hochauser, D. Laraque et al. Children who lost a parent as a result of the Terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 : Registry Construction and Population Description. Death Studies, Vol. 31  (1), Jan 2007, pp. 87-100.

Caffo, E., Forresi, B. Lievers, L.S. Impact, psychological sequelae and managment of trauma affecting children and adolescents. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2005, Jul; 18: 422-8

Cohen, J. A., Mannarino, A.P., Greenberg, T., Padlo, S., Shipley, C., Childhood traumatic grief: concepts and controversies. Trauma Violence Abuse, 2002, 3: 307-327.

Cohen, J.A., Goodman, R.F., Brown, E.J. et al. Treatmant of childhood traumatic grief: contributing to a newly emerging condiction in the wake of community trauma. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2004, Jul-Aug, 12:213-6.

Cohen, J.A., Mannarino, A.P. Treatment of childhood traumatic grief . J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2004, Dec; 33: 819-831. (Non è posseduto da biblioteche italiane).

Cohen, J.A., Mannarino, A.P., Knudsen, K., Treating childhood traumatic grief: a pilot study, J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2004, 43 (10): 1225-33.

Cohen, J.A., Mannarino, A.P., Staron, V.R., A pilot study of modified cognitive-behavioral therapy for childhood traumatic grief (CBT- CTG), J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2006, 45 (12): 1465-73.

Cohen, J. A.; Mannarino, A. P., Debliger, E., Treating trauma and traumatic grief in children and adolescents. New York: Guilford Press (2006).

Deblinger, E., Mannarino, A. P., Cohen, J. A., Steer, R. A., A follow-up study of a multisite, randomized, controlled trial for children with sexual abuse-related PTSD symptoms. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2006, 45 (12): 1474-1484.

Deblinger, E.; Thakkar-Kolar, Reena; Ryan, Erika. Trauma in Childhood. In: Cognitive-behavioral therapies for Trauma. Follette, V. M.; Ruzek, J. I. (2006). (2nd edition). pp. 405-432.

Forstmeier, S., Maercker, A., Comparision of two diagnostic systems for complicated grief. J Affect Disord, 2007, 99 (1-3): 2003-2011.

 Geis, H.K., Whittlesey, S.W., McDonald, N.B., Smith, K.L., Pfefferbaum, B. Bereavement and loss in children. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 1998 Jan; 7 (1): 73-85.

Goenjian, A., Najarian, L. M., Pynoos, R. S., Steinberg, A.M., Manoukian, G., Tavosian, Anahid, Fairbanks, L. A., Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Elderly and younger adults after the 1988 earthquake in Armenia. Am J Psychiatry, 1994, 151 (6): 895-901.

Hansson, R. O., Stroebe, M. S. “The nature of grief” and “Coping with bereavement” and “The dual process model of coping with bereavement and development of an integrative risk factor framework”  in: Hansson, R. O., Stroebe, M. S. 2007. Bereavement in late life: coping, adaptation and developmental influences. Washington, DC, US: APA.

Hauck, S., Schestatsky, S., Terra, L., Kruel, L., Ceitlin, L. H. F., Parental bonding and emotional response to trauma: a study of rape victims. Psychotherapy research, 2007, 17 (1): 83-90.

Hergueta, R.S., Flament, M., et al. Diagnostic structured interviews in child and adolescent’s psychiatry. Encephale, 2004, 30: 122-134.

Ingram, Rick E., Price, J. M., Vulnerability to psychopathology: risk across the lifespan. (2001). New York: The Guilford Press.

James, W., Friedman, R., The Grief Recovery Handbook: the action program for moving beyond death, divorce and other losses.

Kaplow, J.B., Saxe, G.N., Putnam, F.W., Pynoos, R.S., Lieberman, A.F. The long term consequences of early childhood trauma: a case study and discussion. Psychiatry, 2006 Winter; 69 (4): 362-75.

Kubany, E.S., Hill. E.E., Owens, J. A., et al., Cognitive Trauma therapy for battered women with PTSD (CTT-BW), J of Consulting and clinical psychology, 2004, 72 (1): 3-18.

Kubler-Ross, E., D. Kessler. On grief and grieving. Finding the meaning of grief trough the Five Stages of Loss. Scribner. 2007

Kubler-Ross, E., On death and dying. Scribner. 1997.

Kubler-Ross, E., Questions and answers on death and dying.

Kubler- Ross, E., Working it through.

Langner, R., Maercker, A. Complicated grief as a stress rensponse disorder: evaluating diagnostic criteria in a german sample. J. Psychosom Res, 2005, 58 (3): 235-242.

Layne, C.M., Pynoos, R.S., Saltzman, W.R., et al., Trauma/grief focused group psychotherapy: school based post war intervention with traumatized bosnian adolescents. Group dynamics, 2001, 5: 277-290.

A. F. Lieberman, N.C. Compton, P. Van Horn, C. Ghosh Ippen. Il lutto infantile. Il Mulino. 2007.

March, J.S., Amaya-Jackson, L., Murray, M.C., Schulte A. Cognitive-behavioral  psychotherapy for children and adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder after a single- incident stressor. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1998 June; 37 (6): 585-93.

Mathews, L.L.; Servaty-Seib, H.L. Hardiness and grief in a sample bereaved college students. Death Stud. 2007 Mar; 31 (3): 183-204.

Mayer, L., Kiss, E., Baji, I., Skulteti, D., Vetro, A. Quality analysis of life events and their relationship to depressive symptoms in a school age population. Psychiatr Hung. 2006; 21 (5): 360-70. (Article in Hungarian).

Melhem, N. M., Moritz, G., Walker, M., Shear, K., Brent, D., Phenomenology and correlates of complicated grief in children and adolescents, J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2007, 48 (4): 493

Melhem, N.M., Day, N., Shear, M.K., Day, R., Reynolds, C.F. 3rd, Brent, D. Traumatic grief among adolescents exposed to a peer’s suicide. Am J Psychiatry. 2004, Aug; 161 (8): 1411-6.

Moules, N. J.; Simonson, K; Fleiszer, A. R. ; Prins, M. ; Glasgow, B. The soul of sorrow work : grief and therapeutic interventions with families. Journal of family nursing. Vol 13 (1), Feb 2007, pp. 117-141.

Overholser, J.C. Cognitive-behavioral tretament of depression, part IX: Confronting Predisposing factors. J. Of Contemporary Psychotherapy. 1998, Vol. 28 (3): 289-305.

P. Van Horn. Review of: Edited by David E. Balk “The river of grief: helping children cross to the other side”. Brief interventions with bereaved children. Edited by B. Monroe and F. Kraus. Oxford. England: Oxford University Press, 2005. Published in: Death Studies. Vol. 30 (10), Dec 2006, pp. 971-975.

Piper, W. E., Ogrondniczuk, J.S., Joyce, A. S., Weideman, R., Rosie, J. S. Group composition and group therapy for complicated grief. Journal of consulting and clinical psychology. Vol 75 (1), Feb 2007, pp. 116-125.

Prigerson, H.G., Jacobs, S.C., Caring for bereaved patients, all the doctors just suddenly go. JAMA, 2001, 286: 1369-1376.

Prigerson; H.G., Shear, M.K., Jacobs, S. Consensus criteria for traumatic grief: a preliminary empirical test. British journal of psychiatry, 1999, 174: 67-73.

Pynoos, R. Grief and trauma in children and adolescents. Bereavement Care, 1992, 11 (1), 2-10.

Robinson, M.S., Alloy, L.B. Negative Cognitive Styles and stress-reactive rumination interact to predict depression: a prospective study. Cognitive Therapy and research. 2003, June, volume 27, number 3: 275-291.

Rotheram-Borus, M. J., Stein, J. A., Lin, Y., Impact of parent death and an intervention on the adjustment of adolescents whose parents have HIV/AIDS. J of Consulting and clinical Psychology, 2001, 69 (5): 763-773.

Schafer, I., Barkmann, C., Riedesser, P.,  Schulte-Markwort, M. Posttraumatic syndrome in children and adolescents after road traffic accidents: a prospective cohort study. Psychopathology. 2006; 39 (4): 159-64.

Schultz, L. E. The influence of maternal loss on young women’s experience of identity development in emerging adulthood. Death Stud. 2007 Jan-Feb; 31 (1): 17-43.

Semerari, A., Carcione, A., Dimaggio, G., Nicolò, G., Procacci, M. Understanding minds: different functions and different disorders? The contribution of psychotherapy research. Psychotherapy research. Vol 17 (1), Jan 2007, pp. 106-119.

Shear, K., Frank, E., Houck P.R., Reynolds, C.F. 3rd. Treatment of complicated grief: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA, 2005, June 1; Vol 293 (21): 2601-2608.

Shear, M. K., Frank, E., Foa, E., Reynolds, C.F. 3rd, Vander Bilt, J., Masters, S. Traumatic grief treatment: a pilot study. Am J Psychiatry. 2001 Sep; 158 (9): 1506-8.

Stallard, P. Psychological interventions for post-traumatic reactions in children and young people: a review of randomised controlled trials. Clinical psychology review. Special issue: Anxiety of childhood and adolescence: challenges and opportunities. Vol 26 (7), Nov. 2006, pp. 895-911

Stubenbort, K., Donnely, G.R., Cohen, J.A., Cognitive behavioral group therapy for bereaved adults and children following an air disaster. Group dynamics, 2001, 5:261-276.

Terr, L.C., Childhood traumas: an outline and overview. Am J Psychiatry. 1991, Jan; 148: 10-20.

Tori DeAngelis. A new diagnosis for childhood trauma? Monitor on Psychology. 2007, Mar, Volume 38, number 3.

Tori DeAngelis. What the new diagnosis would include. Monitor on Psychology. 2007, Mar, Volume 38, number 3.

Vanderwerker, L.C., Jacobs, S.C., Parkers, C.M. et al. An exploration of associations between separation anxiety in childhood and complicated grief in later life. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2006, Feb, 194: 121-3.

Wagner, B., Knaevelsrud, C., Maercker, A. Internet- based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Complicated grief: a randomized controlled trial. Death Stud. 2006, June, Volume 30, number 5, pp. 429-453.

Walker, P., Shaffer, M.. Reducing depression among adolescents dealing with grief and loss: a program evaluation report. Health and social work, 2007 February, volume 32, number 1, pp.67-68.

Wayment, H.A., Vierthaler, J. Attachment style and bereavement reactions. J of Loss and Trauma. 2002, 1 April, Volume 7 (2): 129-149.

Worden, J. W., Children and grief: when a parent dies. New York: The Guilford Ford.

Worden, J.W., Grief counseling and grief therapy: a handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner. Springer Publishing Company. 3rd edition.

Zambelli, G.C., De Rosa, A.P., Bereavement support groups for school age childre: theory, intervention and case example. Am J Orthopsychiatry, 1992, 62: 484-493.

Zebracki, K., Stancin, T. Cultural considerations in faciliting coping to a father’s illness and bereavement in a Latino child. Clinical case studies. Feb 2007, Vol 6 (1), pp. 3 – 16.

Childhood Traumatic grief educational materials from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network Childhood Traumatic Grief Task Force Educational Materials Subcommitee.


Dott.ssa Elena Lo Presti

Dirig. Psicologo ASL/VT DSM CSM Distretto 1.

Specializzata SPC Grosseto, Training Gragnani, Lorenzini, Mancini