Widowhood Adaptation Longitudinal Study (WALS): Publications
van Baarsen, B., Smit, J.H., Snijders, T.A.B., & Knipscheer, C.P.M. (1999). Do circumstances surrounding the death of a partner explain loneliness in newly bereaved older adults? Ageing and Society, 19, 441-469.
van Baarsen, B., Snijders, T.A.B., Smit, J.H., & van Duijn, M.A.J. (2001). Lonely but not alone: Emotional isolation and social isolation as two distinct dimensions of loneliness in older people. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 61, 119-135.
van Baarsen, B. (2001). How's life? Adaptation to widowhood in later life and the consequences of partner death on the experienced emotional and social loneliness. PhD Dissertation, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
van Baarsen, B., & Broese van Groenou, M.I. (2001). Partner loss in later life: Gender differences in coping shortly after bereavement. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 6, 243-262.
van Baarsen, B. (2002). Theories on coping with loss: The impact of social support and self-esteem on adjustment to emotional and social loneliness following a partner's death in later life. Journal of Gerontology, B57, S33-S42.
van Baarsen, B., van Duijn, M.A.J., Smit, J.H., Snijders, T.A.B., & Knipscheer, C.P.M. (2002). Patterns of adjustment to partner loss in old age: The Widowhood Adaptation Longitudinal Study. Omega, Journal of Death and Dying, 44, 5-36.