Author(s): Linda Machin, Keele University
The 3 categories of grief are conceptualised in the “Range of Response to Loss” (RRL) model and has been validated as a rigorous tool of value in practice settings, to provide a measure of profiling an individual’s grief.
Author(s): Kaye Herth
The HHIndex is designed to measure both the time-specific and global dimensions of hope and to measure hope in adults suffering from acute, chronic or terminal conditions in various clinical settings.
Author(s): Dr. Jennifer Boyd Ritsher, Dr. Richard Neugebauer
Measures grief and yearning for a lost pregnancy and the lost baby. Both pregnancy and loss of baby items were derived from an extensive review of the theoretical, clinical, counselling and research literature. This tool would be particularly relevant in assessing grief and yearning for a lost pregnancy and the lost baby.
Author(s): Holly Prigerson et al.
Devised to assess indicators of pathological grief, such as anger, disbelief and hallucinations. This is in contrast to the TRIG which assesses more normal grief symptoms. The ICG is a scale with demonstrated internal consistency, and provides an easily administered assessment for the symptoms of complicated grief.
Author(s): Dr Katherine Shear, Dr Susan Essock
The BCQ is a 5-item self-report or interview instrument for screening complicated grief. The scale was originally developed for a study of individuals who sought support following the 9-11 terrorist attacks in New York.
Author(s): Thomas R. Faschingbauer, Richard A. DeVaul, Sidney Zisook
In our opinion, this tool is suitable for enabling clinicians and service providers to evaluate the intensity and duration of grieving symptoms.