Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder: Signs, Symptoms, & Treatments
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Originally Published: September 23, 2020
Original Author: Eric Patterson, LPC
Original Reviewer: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS
Updated: October 18, 2022
Author: No Change
Reviewer: No Change
Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources.