A Systematic Review of the Peer-Reviewed Literature on Self-Blame, Guilt, and Shame

(Duncan C, Cacciatore J, 2015). This is the first systematic review of the evidence on the prevalence of self-blame, guilt, and shame, commonly experienced in bereaved parents. Awareness of these affective states may assist clinicians in the identification of bereaved parents who are at a higher risk of developing adverse psychological outcomes.