Terror, trauma, and bereavement : Implications for theory and therapy Academic Article uri icon


  • How is interpersonal loss incurred in a terror event similar and different from loss under non- terror conditions? Because terror and bereavement are located in the individual's experience of the event, this has important implications for assessment and intervention. In the Two-Track Model of Bereavement (TTMoB), the relationship between life threat, symptomatic response, and the ongoing relationship to the deceased allow therapy to target difficulties in functioning as well as relationship to the deceased. Two case vignettes are presented to ground the discussion.

publication date

  • January 1, 2005