Death Stud 2019 Oct 14:1-15. Epub 2019 Oct 14.
Department of Learning Sciences & Educational Research, College of Community Innovation and Education, University of Central Florida , Orlando , Florida , USA.
The authors present the development and validation of the (CABLE), the first instrument designed to assess a range of potentially constructive strategies for coping with grief following the death of a loved one. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis with an international sample of bereaved adults ( = 844) yielded a six-factor, 28-item structure. Use of this validated, clinically useful, self-report tool can inform clinicians and researchers in evaluating bereavement coping, and in developing interventions designed to increase the number and broaden the types of coping strategies used to facilitate healing following loss. Read More