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Neimeyer, R. A., Cerel, J. & Maple, M. (2017).  Recommendations for research on suicide loss:  A commentary.  Death Studies, in press.

Bellet, B. W., Neimeyer, R. A. & Berman, J. S. (2017).  Event centrality and bereavement symptomatology:  The moderating role of meaning made.  Omega, in press.


Neimeyer, R. A. & Burke, L. A. (2017).  Spiritual distress and depression in bereavement:  A meaning-oriented contribution.  Journal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DOI 10.1007/s10942-017-0262-6.


Neimeyer, R. A. & Alves, D.  (2016).  Seeking meaning in loss:  An online narrative constructivist intervention for complicated grief.  Grief Matters:  The Australian Journal for Grief and Bereavement, in press.


Neimeyer, R. A., Konopka, A. & Jacobs-Lenz, J. (in press).  Composing the self:  Toward the dialogical reconstruction of self-identity.  British Journal of Guidance and Counseling. 


Neimeyer, R. A. (2016).  Meaning reconstruction in the wake of loss:  Evolution of a research program.  Behaviour Change, doi 10.1017/bec.2016.4.


Rozalski, V., Holland, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2016).  Circumstances of death and complicated grief:  Indirect associations through meaning made of loss.  Journal of Loss and Trauma, DOI: 10.1080/15325024.2016.1161426.


Smigelsky, M. A., Neimeyer, R. A., Murphy, V., Brown, D., Brown, V. Berryhill, A. & Knowlton, J. (2016).  Performing the Peace:  Ultilizing Playback Theatre in the strengthening of police-community relations.  Progress in Community Health Partnerships:  Research, Education & Action, 10, 533-539.


Neimeyer, R. A. (2016).  Reconstructing meaning in mourning.  Grief Matters:  The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement, DOI 10.1007/s10942-017-0262-6.


Burke, L. A. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2016).  Inventory of Complicated Spiritual Grief:  Assessing spiritual crisis following loss.  Religions, 7, 67; doi:10.3390/rel7060067.


Piazza-Bonin, E., Neimeyer, R. A., Alves, D., Smigelsky, M. & Crunk, E. (2016).  Innovative moments in humanistic therapy I:  Process and outcome of eminent psychotherapists working with bereaved clients.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 29, 269-297.

Piazza-Bonin, E., Neimeyer, R. A., Alves, D., and Smigelsky, M. (2016).  Innovative moments in humanistic therapy II:  Analysis of change processes across the course of three cases of grief therapy.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 29, 298-317.


Neimeyer, R. A., Woodward, M., Pickover, A. & Smigelsky, M. (2016).  Questioning our questions:  A constructivist technique for clinical supervision.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 29, 100-111.  DOI: 10.1080/10720537.2015.1038406.


Burke, L. A., Neimeyer, R. A., Smigelsky, M. A. Gibson, B. W., Ali, K. S. & Clark, K. A. (2015).  Risk factors for anticipatory grief in family members of terminally ill Veterans receiving palliative care services.  Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care, 11:3-4, 244-266, DOI: 10.1080/15524256.2015.1110071.

Bottomley, J. S., Burke, L. A. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2015).  Domains of social support that predict bereavement distress following homicide loss:  Assessing need and satisfaction.  Omega, DOI: 10.1177/0030222815612282.


Piazza-Bonin, E., Neimeyer, R. A., Burke, L. A., Young, A. & McDevitt-Murphy, M. (2015).  Disenfranchised grief following African American homicide loss:  An inductive case study.  Omega, 70, 369-392.


Neimeyer, R. A. (2015).  When the personal becomes professional:  Response poetry in the processing of loss.  Grief Matters:  The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement, 18, 2, 38-40.


​James, A. & Neimeyer, R. A.  (2015).  An interview with Robert Neimeyer.  Funeral Service Times, October 2015.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Vallerga, M. (2016).  Publication patterns in Death Studies:  40 years on.  Death Studies, 39, 563-569. DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2015.1064292.       

Klingspon, K. L., Holland, J. M., Neimeyer, R. A. & Lichtenthal, W. G. (2015).  Unfinished business in bereavement.  Death Studies, 39, 387-398.

Doka, K., Neimeyer, R. A., Wittkowski, J., Vallerga, M. & Correlly, L. (2015).  Productivity in thanatology:  An international analysis.  Omega, DOI: 10.1177/0030222815590729.

Wittkowski, J., Doka, K. J., Neimeyer, R. A. & Vallerga, M. (2015).  Publication trends in thanatology:  An analysis of leading journals.  Death Studies, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2014.1000054.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Cerel, J. (2015).  Surviving suicide loss:  Recommendations for research.  Acta Universitaria, 25, 68-72.  DOI:10.15174/au.2015.885

Chaurand, A., Feixas, G., Neimeyer, R.A., Salla, M., & Trujillo , A. (2015). Historia de pérdidas y sintomatología depresiva [History of losses and depressive symptoms]. Revista Argentina de Clínica Psicológica, 24, 179-188.

Currier, J. M., Irish, J. E., Neimeyer, R. A., & Foster, J. D. (2015). Attachment, continuing bonds, and complicated grief following violent loss: Testing a moderated model. Death Studies, 39, 201-210.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Young-Eisendrath, P. (2015).  Assessing a Buddhist treatment for bereavement and loss:  The Mustard Seed Project.  Death Studies, 39, 263-273, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2014.937973.

Gillies, J. M., Neimeyer, R. A. & Milman, E. (2015).  The Grief and Meaning Reconstruction Inventory (GMRI):  Initial validation of a new measure.  Death Studies, 39, 61-74, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2014.907089.

Burke, L. A. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2014).  Spiritual distress in bereavement:  Evolution of a research program.  Religions, 5, 1087-1115, doi:10.3390/rel5041087.

Coleman, R. A. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2014).  Assessment of subjective client agency in psychotherapy:  A review.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 28, 1-23.

Neimeyer, R. A., Klass, D. & Dennis, M. R. (2014).  A social constructionist account of grief:  Loss and the narration of meaning.  Death Studies, 38. 485-498.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Burke, L. A. (2014).  Loss, grief and spiritual struggle:  The quest for meaning in bereavement.  Religion, Brain & Behavior, 10, 14-21.

Cerel, J., McIntosh, J. L., Neimeyer, R. A., Maple, M. & Marshall, D. (2014).  The continuum of “survivorship”:  Definitional issues in the aftermath of suicide.  Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 44, 591-600.  DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12093.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2014).  The narrative arc of tragic loss:  Grief and the reconstruction of meaning.  International Journal of Existential Psychology and Psychotherapy, 5, 27-32.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2014).  The changing face of grief:  Contemporary directions in theory, research and practice.  Progress in Palliative Care, 22, 125-130.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Soderlund, J. (2014).  Good grief:  A contemporary orientation to bereavement counseling.  New Therapist, 90, 6-14.


Holland, J. M., Currier, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2014).  Validation of the Integration of Stressful Life Experiences Scale – Short Form in a bereaved sample.  Death Studies, 38, 234-238, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2013.829369.

Burke, L. A., Neimeyer, R. A., Holland, J. M., Dennard, S., Oliver, L. & Shear, M. K. (2014).  Inventory of Complicated Spiritual Grief:  Development and validation of a new measure.  Death Studies, 38, 239-250, DOI:  10.1080/07481187.2013.810098.

Gerrish, N. J., Neimeyer, R. A., Bailey, S. (2014).  Exploring maternal grief:  A mixed methods investigation of mothers’ response to the death of a child from cancer.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 27, 151-173.

Gillies, J., Neimeyer, R. A.  & Milman, E. (2014).  The Meaning of Loss Codebook: Construction of a system for analyzing meanings made in bereavement.  Death Studies, 38, 207-216, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2013.829367.

Burke, L. A. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2014).  Complicated spiritual grief I: Relation to complicated grief symptomatology following violent death bereavement.  Death Studies, 38, 259-267, DOI:  10.1080/07481187.2013.829372.

Burke, L. A., Neimeyer, R. A., Young, A. J., Piazza Bonin, E. & Davis, N. L. (2014).  Complicated spiritual grief II:  A deductive inquiry following the loss of a loved one.  Death Studies, 38, 268-281, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2013.829373.

DiLollo, A., Scherz, J. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2014).  Psychological implications of foreign accent syndrome:  Two case studies.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 27, 1-17.

Neimeyer, R. A., Burke, L. A. & Lawson, K. (2013).  Community-based participatory research in bereavement:  Bridging research and practice in the wake of traumatic loss.  Grief Matters:  The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement, Autumn, 8-14.

Lichtenthal, W. G., Neimeyer, R. A., Currier, J. M., Roberts, K. and Jordan, N. (2013).  Cause of death and the quest for meaning after the loss of a child.  Death Studies, 37, 311-342.

Ho, A., Chan, C., Chochinov, H., Neimeyer, R. A., Pang, S., Tse, D. & Leung, P. (2013).  Living and dying with dignity in Chinese society:  Perspectives of older palliative care patients in Hong Kong.  Age and Ageing, 0: 1-7; doi: 10.1093/ageing/aft003.

Meier, A. M., Carr, D. R., Currier, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2013).  Attachment anxiety and avoidance in coping with bereavement:  Two studies.  Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 32, 315-334.

Holland, J.M., Nam, I. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2012).  A psychometric evaluation of the Core Bereavement Items.  Assessment, 20, 119-122.

Chan, C. Ho, A., Leung, P, Chochinov, H., Neimeyer, R. A., Pang, S. & Tse, D. (2012).  The blessings and curses of filial piety on dignity at the end of life.  Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 21, 1-20.

Currier, J. M., Holland, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2012). Prolonged grief symptoms and growth in the first two years of bereavement:  Evidence for a non-linear association, Traumatology, 18, 65-71.

Currier, J. M., Malott, J., Martinez, T. E., Sandy, C. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2012).  Bereavement, religion and posttraumatic growth:  A matched control group investigation.  Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0027708.

Currier, J. M., Kim, S., Sandy, C. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2012).  The factor structure of the Daily Spiritual Experiences Scale:  Exploring the role of theistic and non-theistic approaches at the end of life.  Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 4, 108-122.

Ho, A., Leung, P., Tse, D., Pang, S., Chochinov, H. M., Neimeyer, R.A. & Chan, C. (2012).  Dignity amidst liminality:  Healing within suffering among Chinese terminal cancer patients.  Death Studies, 0, 1-18, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2012.703078.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2012).  The (half) truth about grief.  Illness, Crisis & Loss, 20, 387-393.

Hooghe, A., Neimeyer, R. A. & Rober, P. (2012).  “Cycling around an emotional core of sadness”:  Emotion regulation in a couple after the loss of a child.  Qualitative Health Research, 22, 1220-1231.

Alves, D., Mendes, I., Gonçalves, M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2012). Innovative moments in grief therapy: Reconstructing meaning following perinatal death.  Death Studies, 36, 795-818.

Williams, J. L., Burke, L. A. McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2012).  Responses to loss and health functioning among homicidally bereaved African Americans.  Journal of Loss and Trauma, 17, 358-375.

McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Neimeyer, R. A., Burke, L. A., Williams, J. L., & Lawson, K. (2012). The toll of traumatic loss: Psychological symptoms in African Americans bereaved by homicide. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. 4 (3), 303-311. doi: 10.1037/a0024911.

Lee, G. L., Neimeyer, R. A. & Chan, C. L. W. (2012). The meaning of childbearing among IVF service users assessed via laddering technique.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 25, 302-324.

Neimeyer, R. A., Torres, C. & Smith, D. (2011).  The virtual dream:  Rewriting stories of loss and grief.  Death Studies, 35, 646-672.

Lichtenthal, W. G., Burke, L. A. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2011).  Religious coping and meaning-making following the loss of a loved one.  Counseling and Spirituality, 30, 113-136.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2011).  Reconstructing meaning in bereavement.  Rivista di Psichiatria, 46, 1-5.

Chaurand, A., Feixas, G. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2011).  El Inventario de Historia de Pérdidas (IHP):  Presentación y utilidad clínica.  Revista de Psicoterapia, 21, 95-101.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Burke, L. A.  (2011).  Complicated grief in the aftermath of homicide: Spiritual crisis and distress in an African American sample.  Religions, 2, 145-164.

Neimeyer, R. A., Currier, J. M., Coleman, R., Tomer, A. & Samuel, E. (2011). Confronting suffering and death at the end of life:  The impact of religiosity, psychosocial factors, and life regret among hospice patients.  Death Studies, 35, 777-800.

Shear, M. K., Simon, N., Wall, M. Zisook, S., Neimeyer, R. et al. (2011).  Complicated grief and related bereavement issues for DSM-5.  Depression and Anxiety, 28, 103-117.

Burke, L. A., Neimeyer, R. A., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Ippolito, M. Roberts, J. M. (2011). Faith in the wake of homicide:  Religious coping and bereavement distress in an African American sample.  International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 21, 289-307.

Holland, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2011).  Separation and traumatic distress in prolonged grief:  The role of cause of death and relationship to the deceased. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 33, 254-263.

Hooghe, A., Neimeyer, R. A. & Rober, P. (2011). The complexity of couple communication in bereavement:  An illustrative case study.  Death Studies, 35, 905-924.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2011).  Reconstructing meaning in bereavement:  Summary of a research program.  Estudos de Psicologia, 28, 421-426.

Kelly, R. J., Neimeyer, R. A. & Wark, D. J. (2011).  Cognitive anxiety and the decision to seek services for hearing problems.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 24, 168-179.

Holland, J. M., Currier, J. M., Coleman, R. A. & Neimeyer, R.A. (2010). The Integration of Stressful Life Experiences Scale (ISLES):  Development and initial validation of a new measure.  International Journal of Stress Management, 17, 325-352.

Neimeyer, R. A., Burke, L, Mackay, M. & Stringer, J.  (2010).  Grief therapy and the reconstruction of meaning:  From principles to practice.  Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 40, 73-83. [DOI 10.1007/s10879-009-9135-3].

Laurie, A. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2010). Of broken bonds and bondage: An analysis of loss in the slave narrative collection.  Death Studies, 34, 221-256. 

Lichtenthal, W. G., Currier, J. M., Neimeyer, R. A. & Keesee, N. J. (2010). Sense and significance:  A mixed methods examination of meaning-making following the loss of one’s child.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66, 791-812.


Holland, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A.  (2010). An examination of stage theory of grief among individuals bereaved by natural and violent causes: A meaning-oriented contribution.  Omega, 61, 103-120.

Coleman, R. A. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2010).  Measuring meaning:  Searching for and making sense of spousal loss in late life.  Death Studies, 34, 804-834.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2010).  Grief counseling and therapy:  The case for humility.  Bereavement Care, 29, 1, 4-7.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2010).  Grief counseling and therapy:  The case for hope.  Bereavement Care, 29, 2, 13-17.


Gerrish, N. J., Steed, L. and Neimeyer, R. A. (2010).  Meaning reconstruction in bereaved mothers:  A pilot study using the biographical grid.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 23, 118-142.

Burke, L. A., Neimeyer, R. A. & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. (2010).  African American homicide bereavement: Aspects of social support that predict complicated grief, PTSD, and depression.  Omega, 61, 1-24.

Currier, J. M., Holland, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2010).  Do CBT interventions alleviate distress following bereavement?  A review of the current evidence.  International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 3, 79-95.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2010).  Symptoms and significance:  Constructivist contributions to the treatment of performance anxiety.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 23, 42-64.

Caro Gabalda, I., Neimeyer, R. A. & Newman, C.  (2010).  Theory and practice in the cognitive psychotherapies:  Convergence and divergence.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 23, 65-83.

Prigerson, H. G., Horowitz, M. J., Jacobs, S. C., Parkes, C. M., Aslan, M., Goodkin, K, Raphael, B., Marwit, S. J., Wortman, C., Neimeyer, R. A., Bonanno, G., Block, S. D., Kissane, D., Boelen, P., Maercker, A., Litz, B., Johnson, J. G., First, M. B., Maciejewski, P. K. (2009). Prolonged Grief Disorder: Psychometric Validation of Criteria Proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11, PLoS Medicine, August, vol. 6, issue 8, 1-12.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Currier, J. M. (2009).  Grief therapy:  Evidence of efficacy and emerging directions.  Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18, 352-356.

Holland, J. M., Neimeyer, R. A., Boelen, P. A. & Prigerson, H.G. (2009).  The underlying structure of grief:  A taxometric investigation of prolonged and normal reactions to loss.  Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 31, 190-201.

Currier, J. M., Holland, J. C. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2009). Assumptive worldviews and problematic reactions to bereavement.  Journal of Loss and Trauma, 14, 181-195.

Holland, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2009). The efficacy of personal construct therapy as a function of the type and severity of the presenting problem.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 22, 170-185.

Currier, J. M., Neimeyer, R. A. & Berman, J. S. (2008).  The effectiveness of psychotherapeutic interventions for the bereaved:  A comprehensive quantitative review.  Psychological Bulletin, 134, 648-661.

Neimeyer, R. A., Kazantzis, N., Kassler, D. M., Baker, K.D. and Fletcher, R. (2008). Group cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression outcomes predicted by willingness to engage in homework, compliance with homework, and cognitive restructuring skill acquisition.  Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 37, 199-215.

Keesee, N. J, Currier, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2008).  Predictors of grief following the death of one’s child:  The contribution of finding meaning.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 134, 648-661.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2008).  Presence, process and procedure:  Principles of practice for constructivist psychotherapy.  Constructivism in the Human Sciences, 12, 172-188.

Laurie, A. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2008). African Americans in bereavement: Grief as a function of ethnicity.  Omega, 57-173-193.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Currier, J. M.  (2008).  Bereavement interventions:  Present status and future directions.  Grief Matters:  Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement, 11, 18-22.

Currier, J. M., Holland, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2008).  Making sense of loss: A content analysis of end-of-life practitioners’ therapeutic approaches.  Omega, 57, 121-141.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2008).  The poetics of experience.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 21, 288-297.

Palmieri, G., Forghieri, M., Ferrari, S., Pingani, L., Coppola , P., Colombini, N., Rigatelli, M. & Neimeyer, R.A. (2008). Suicide intervention skills in health professionals:  A multidisciplinary comparison. Archives of Suicide Research, 12, 232-237.

Kim, L., Young, A. J., Neimeyer, R. A., Baker, J. & Barfield, R. C. (2008).  Keeping users at the center:  Developing a multimedia interface for informed consent.  Technical Communication Quarterly, 17, 335-357.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Wogrin, C. (2008).  Psychotherapy for complicated bereavement:  A meaning-oriented approach.  Illness, Crisis and Loss, 16, 1-20.


Hardison, H.  & Neimeyer, R. A. (2007).  Numbers and narratives:  Quantitative and qualitative convergence in constructivist assessment.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 20, 285-308.

Currier, J. M., Holland, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2007). The effectiveness of bereavement interventions with children: A meta-analytic review of controlled outcome research.  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 36, 253-259.

Holland, J., Neimeyer, R. A., Currier, J. & Berman, J.  (2007). The efficacy of personal construct therapy: A comprehensive review.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 63, 93-107.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2007).  Rewriting stories of loss:  Meaning reconstruction in bereavement.  Tanatos, 10, 6-15.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2007).  Complicated grief and the quest for meaning.  Revista de Enfermeria, 1, 37-44.

Neimeyer, R. A., Baldwin, S. & Gillies, J. (2006).  Continuing bonds and reconstructing meaning:  Mitigating complications in bereavement.  Death Studies, 30, 715-738.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2006). Complicated grief and the reconstruction of meaning: Conceptual and empirical contributions to a cognitive-constructivist model.  Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 13, 141-145.

Neimeyer, R. A.  (2006).  Making meaning in the midst of loss.  Grief Matters:  The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement, 6, 63-65.

Neimeyer, R. (2006).  Rouw en de zoektocht naar betekenis:  Herschrijven van verhalen van verlies en rouw.  Tijdschrift voor Familietherapie, 12, 69-78.

Holland, J. M., Currier, J. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2006).  Meaning reconstruction in the first two years of bereavement:  The role of sense-making and benefit-finding.  Omega, 53, 175-191.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2006). Narrating the dialogical self:  Toward an expanded toolbox for the counselling psychologist.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 19, 105-120.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2006).  Complicated grief and the quest for meaning:  A constructivist contribution.  Omega, 52, 37-52.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2006).  Bereavement and the quest for meaning:  Rewriting stories of loss and grief.  Hellenic Journal of Psychology, 3, 181-188.

Neimeyer, R. A., Herrero, O. & Botella, L. (2006).  Chaos to coherence:  Psychotherapeutic integration of traumatic loss.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 19, 127-145.

Currier, J.M., Holland, J.M. & Neimeyer, R.A. (2006).  Sense-making, grief, and the experience of violent loss:  Toward a mediational model.  Death Studies, 30, 403-428.


Gillies, J. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2006). Loss, grief, and the search for significance: Toward a model of meaning reconstruction in bereavement.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 19, 31-67.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2006).  Defining the new normal:  Scientific and social construction of complicated grief.  Omega, 52, 95-97.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2006).  Complicated grief:  From diagnostic formulation to clinical implications.  Tidskrift for Norsk Psykologforung, 43, 777-778.

Holland, J. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2006).  Reducing the risk of burnout in end-of-life care settings:  The role of daily spiritual experiences and training.  Palliative & Supportive Care, 3, 1-9. 

Neimeyer, R. A. (2005).  From death anxiety to meaning-making at the end of life:  Recommendations for psychological assessment.  Clinical Psychology:  Science and Practice, 12, 354-357.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2005).  Grief, loss, and the quest for meaning:  Narrative contributions to bereavement care.  Bereavement Care, 24. 27-30.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2005).  Meaning-making and the matrix model:  Does one size really fit all?  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 61, 1141-1145.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2005). The construction of change:  Personal reflections on the therapeutic process.  Constructivism in the Human Sciences, 10, 77-98.

Levitt, H. M., Neimeyer, R. A., & Williams, D. C. (2005). Rules vs. principles in psychotherapy:  Implications of the quest for universal guidelines in the movement for empirically supported treatments.  Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 35, 117-129.

DiLollo, A., Manning, W. H. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2005).  Cognitive complexity as a function of speaker role for adult persons who stutter. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 18, 215-236.

Hardison, H. G, Neimeyer, R. A. & Lichstein, K. L. (2005).  Insomnia and complicated grief symptoms in bereaved college students.  Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 3, 99-111.

Bridges, S. K. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2005).  The relationship between eroticism, gender, and interpersonal bonding:  A clinical illustration of sexual holonic mapping.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 18, 15-24.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2004).  Fostering posttraumatic growth:  A narrative contribution.  Psychological Inquiry, 15, 53-59.

Neimeyer, R. A., Wittkowski, J. & Moser, R. (2004). Psychological research on death attitudes: An overview and evaluation.  Death Studies, 28, 309-340.

Neimeyer. R. A. (2004). Constructions of death and loss:  Evolution of a research program. Personal Construct Theory & Practice, 1, 8-20. (http://www.pcp-net.org/journal/pctp04/neimeyer04.html)

Haley, W. E., Larson, D. G., Kasl-Godley, J., Neimeyer, R. A. & Kwilosz, D. (2003).  Roles for psychologists in end-of-life care.  Emerging models of practice.  Professional Psychology, 34, 626-633.

Neimeyer, R. A., Ray, L., Hardison, H., Raina,, K., Kelly, R. & Krantz, J.  (2003). Fixed role in a fishbowl:  Consultation-based fixed role therapy as a pedagogical technique.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 16, 243-271.

Baker, K. D. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2003).  Therapist training and client characteristics as predictors of treatment response to group therapy for depression.  Psychotherapy Research, 13, 135-151.

Jordan, J. R. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2003).  Does grief counseling work?  Death Studies, 27, 765-786.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2003).  Fragmented foundations.  Psychology: Journal of the Hellenic Psychological Society, 10, 37-44.

Raskin, J. D. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2003).  Coherent constructivism.  Theory and Psychology, 13, 397-409.

DiLollo, A., Manning, W. H. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2003).  Cognitive anxiety as a function of speaker role for fluent speakers and persons who stutter.  Journal of Fluency Disorders, 28, 167-186.

Neimeyer, R. A., Moser, R. & Wittkowski, J. (2003). Assessing attitudes toward death:  Psychometric considerations.  Omega, 47, 45-76.

Neimeyer, R. A., Prigerson, H. G. & Davies, B. (2003).  Duelo y significado [Grief and significance].  Revista de Psicoterapia, 12, 5-24.

DePaola, S. J., Neimeyer, R. A., Griffin, M. & Young, J.  (2003). Death anxiety and attitudes toward the elderly among older adults:  The role of gender and ethnicity.  Death Studies, 27, 335-354.

Neimeyer R. A. (2002). Traumatic loss and the reconstruction of meaning.  Journal of Palliative Medicine, 5, 935-942.  [Also in Innovations in End-of-Life Care, 3, www.edc.org/lastacts.]

Neimeyer, R. A. (2002).  The relational co-construction of selves:  A postmodern perspective.  Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 32, 51-59.

Neimeyer, R. A., Prigerson, H. & Davies, B. (2002).  Mourning and meaning.  American Behavioral Scientist, 46, 235-251.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2002).  Deconstructing 9/11:  A constructivist commentary.  The Humanistic Psychologist, 30, 293-305.

Feixas, G.,, Geldschlager, H. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2002).  Content analysis of personal constructs.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 15, 1-19.


DiLollo, A., Neimeyer, R. A. & Manning, W. H. (2002).  A personal construct psychology view of relapse:  Indications for a narrative therapy component to stuttering treatment.  Journal of Fluency Disorders, 27, 19-42.

Stewart, A. E. & Neimeyer, R. A. (2001). Emplotting the traumatic self: Narrative revision and the construction of coherence.  The Humanistic Psychologist, 29, 8-39.

Neimeyer, R. A., Fortner, B. & Melby, D. (2001).  Personal and professional factors and suicide intervention skills.  Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 31, 71-82.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2001).  Unfounded trust:  A constructivist meditation.  American Journal of Psychotherapy, 55, 364-371.

Neimeyer, R. A., Anderson, A. & Stockton, L. (2001).  Snakes versus ladders: A validation of laddering technique as a measure of hierarchical structure. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 14, 83-103.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2001). Reauthoring life narratives: Grief therapy as meaning reconstruction. Israel Journal of Psychiatry, 38. 171-183.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2000).  Suicide and hastened death: Toward a training agenda for counseling psychology. The Counseling Psychologist, 28, 551-560.

Neimeyer, R .A. (2000). Grief therapy and research as essential tensions: Prescriptions or a progressive partnership. Death Studies, 24, 603-610.

Neimeyer, R. A. (2000). Searching for the meaning of meaning: Grief therapy and the process of reconstruction. Death Studies, 24, 541-558.

Bright, J. I., Baker, K. D., & Neimeyer, R. A. (1999).  Professional and paraprofessional group treatments for depression:  A comparison of cognitive-behavioral and mutual support interventions.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 67. 491-501.

Fortner, B. V. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1999).  Death anxiety in older adults:  A quantitative review.  Death Studies, 23, 387-411.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1999).  Narrative strategies in grief therapy.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 12, 65-85.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1998).  Cognitive therapy and the narrative trend:  A bridge too far?  Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 12, 57-65.

Nash, M. R., Neimeyer, R. A., Hulsey, T. L. & Lambert, W. (1998).  Psychopathology associated with sexual abuse.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 66, 568-571.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1998).  Social constructionism in the counselling context.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 11, 135-149.

Kirchberg, T. M., Neimeyer, R. A., & James, R. K. (1998).  Beginning counselors' death concerns and empathic responses to client situations involving death and grief.  Death Studies, 22, 99-120.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1997).  Death anxiety research:  The state of the art.  Omega:  Journal of Death and Dying, 36, 97-120.

Baker, K. D., Barris, B. P. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1997/98).  Cognitive organization in sociotropic and autonomous inpatient depressives.  Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 11, 279-297. 

Neimeyer, R. A. & Bonnelle, K. (1997).  The Suicide Intervention Response Inventory:  A revision and validation.  Death Studies, 21, 59-81.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1997).  Problems and prospects in constructivist psychotherapy.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 10, 51-74. 

Neimeyer, R. A. & Stewart, A. E. (1996).  Trauma, healing, and the narrative emplotment of loss.  Families in Society, 77, 360-375. 

Terry, M. L., Bivens, A. J. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1996).  Comfort and empathy of experienced counselors in client situations involving death and loss.  Omega:  Journal of Death and Dying, 32, 269-285.

Neimeyer, R .A. (1995).  Limits and lessons of constructivism: Some critical reflections.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 8, 339-361. 


Demsey, D. J. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1995).  Organization of personal knowledge: Convergent validity of implications grids and repertory grids as measures of system structure.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 8, 251-262.

Neimeyer, R. A., Baker, K. D., Haykal, R. F. & Akiskal, H. S. (1995).  Patterns of symptomatic change in depressed patients in a private inpatient mood disorders program.  Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 59,  460-471. 

Bivens, A. J.,  Neimeyer, R. A., Kirchberg, T. M. & Moore, M. K.  (1995).  Death concern and religious beliefs among gays and bisexuals of variable proximity to AIDS.  Omega,  30, 105-120.

DePaola, S. J., Neimeyer, R. A., & Ross, S. K. (1994).  Death concern and attitudes toward the elderly in nursing home personnel as a function of training. Omega, , 29, 231-248. 

Neimeyer, R. A. (1994).  The role of client-generated narratives in psychotherapy.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 7,  229-242. 

Neimeyer, G. J. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1994).  Constructivist methods of marital and family therapy:  A practical precis.  Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 16, 85-104.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1994).  Problemas y posibilidades de la psicoterapia constructivista.  Revista Argentina de Clinica Psicologica, III, 125-145. 

Neimeyer, R. A. & Pfeiffer, A. M. (1994). Evaluation of suicide intervention effectiveness. Death Studies, 18, 131-166.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1993).  An appraisal of of constructivist psychotherapies.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 61, 221-234.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1993).  Constructivism and the cognitive therapies:  Some conceptual and strategic contrasts.  Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 7, 159-171.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1993).  Constructivism and the problem of psychotherapy integration.  Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 3, 133-157.


Neimeyer, R. A. (1993).  Clinical exchange:  Comments on the case of R. J.  Journal of Integrative and Eclectic Psychotherapy, in press.

Holcomb, L. E., Neimeyer, R. A. & Moore, M. K. (1993). Personal meanings of death: A content analysis of free-response narratives. Death Studies, 17, 299-318.

Hughes, S. L. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1993) Cognitive predictors of suicide risk among hospitalized psychiatric patients: A prospective study. Death Studies, 17, pp. 103-124.

Kalthoff, R. A. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1993). Self-complexity and psychological distress: A test of the buffering model. International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, 6, pp. 327-349.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Feixas, G.  (1992).  Cognitive assessment in depression:  A comparison of some existing measures.  European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 8, pp. 47-56.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1992).  Hacia una integracion teoricamente progresiva de la psicoterapia: una contribucion constructivista [Toward a theoretically progressive integration of psychotherapy: A constructivist contribution.]  Revista de Psicoterapia, 9, 23-48.

Feixas, G., Moliner, J. L., Montes, J. N., Mari, M. T. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1992). The stability of structural measures derived from repertory grids.  International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, 5, 25-39.

Clark, E. M., Klesges, R. C., & Neimeyer, R. A. (1992).  Attributions about sexual behavior, attractiveness, and health as a function of subjects' and targets' sex and smoking status.  Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 13, 205-216.

DePaola, S. J., Neimeyer, R. A., Lupfer, M. B. & Fiedler, J. (1992).  Death concern and attitudes toward the elderly in nursing home personnel.  Death Studies, 16, pp. 537-555.

Nottingham, E. J. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1992).  Evaluation of a comprehensive inpatient rational-emotive therapy program: Some preliminary data.  Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 10, 57-81.

Neimeyer, R. A., Harter, S. & Alexander, P. C. (1991). Group perceptions as predictors of outcome in the treatment of incest survivors. Psychotherapy Research, 1, 148-158.

Alexander, P. C., Neimeyer, R. A. & Follette, V. M. (1991). Group therapy for women sexually abused as children: A controlled study and investigation of individual differences.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 6, 2, 219-231.

Feixas, G. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1991).  La perspectiva constructivista como marco integrador.  Boletin de Psicologia, 30, 7-33.

Moore, M. K. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1991). A confirmatory factor analysis of the Threat Index. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60, 122-129.

Kirchberg, T. M. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1991). Reactions of beginning counselors to situations involving death and dying. Death Studies, 15, 603-610.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1991). Death Studies: A prospective view. Death Studies, 15, iii-vi.

Neimeyer, R.A. & Feixas, G. (1990). Constructivist contributions to psychotherapy integration. Journal of Integrative and Eclectic Psychotherapy, 9, 4-20.


Robinson, L. A., Berman, J. S. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1990). Psychotherapy for the treatment of depression: A comprehensive review of controlled outcome research. Psychological Bulletin, 108, 1, 30-49.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Feixas, G. (1990). The role of homework and skill acquisition in the outcome of cognitive therapy for depression. Behavior Therapy, 21, 281-292. (Reprinted as El paper de les tasques per a casa i L'adquisicio d'habiltats en la terapia cognitiva de grup per a la depressio, Butlleti de Recerca i Terapia del Comportament, 12/13, 1990, [Barcelona, Spain].
      
Neimeyer, R A. (1990). George A. Kelly: In memoriam. History of Psychology, 22, 3-14.

Millis, K. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1990). A test of the dichotomy corollary: Propositions vs. constructs as basic cognitive units. International Journal of Personal Construct Theory, 3, 167-181.

Neimeyer, R.A. & Weiss, M.E.  (1990).  Cognitive and symptomatic predictors of outcome of group therapies for depression.  Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 4, 23-32.

Dattel, A. R. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1990). Sex differences in death anxiety: Testing the emotional expressiveness hypothesis. Death Studies, 14, 45-55.

Horgan, D.D., Millis, K. & Neimeyer, R.A. (1989).  Cognitive reorganization and the development of chess expertise.  International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, 2, 1, 15-36.

Alexander, P. C., Neimeyer, R. A., Follette, V. M., Moore, M. K., & Harter, S. (1989). A comparison of group treatments of women sexually abused as children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 57, 479-483.

Neimeyer, R.A., Robinson, L.A., Berman, J.S., & Haykal, R.F. (1989).  Clinical outcome of group therapies for depression.  Group Analysis, 22, 73-86.


Ossip-Klein, D. J., Bowman, E. D., Osborn, K. M., McDougall-Wilson, I. B. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1989). Effects of running and weight lifting on self-concept in clinically depressed women. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 57, 158-161.

Neimeyer, R. A. & Moore, M. K. (1989). Assessing personal meanings of death: Empirical refinements in the Threat Index. Death Studies, 227-245.


Neimeyer, R. A. & Feixas, G. (1989).  Trastornos en el proceso de construccion: Implicaciones psicopatologicas de los corolarios kellianos. in Psiquiatria y Psicologia Humanista, 26, 52-69.

Harter, S. Neimeyer, R.A. & Alexander, P.C. (1989).  Personal construction of family relationships:  The relation of commonality and sociality to family satisfaction.  International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, 2, 123-142.

Neimeyer, R.A. (1988).  Clinical guidelines for conducting Interpersonal Transaction groups.  International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, 1, 181-190.

Neimeyer, R. A. (1988). Integrative directions in personal construct therapy. International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, 1, 4, 288-297.

Harter, S., Alexander, P.C. & Neimeyer, R.A. (1988).  Long term effects of incestuous child abuse in  college women:  Social adjustment, social cognition, and family characteristics.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 56, 5-8.

Prezant, D. W. & Neimeyer, R. A. (1988). Cognitive predictors of depression and suicide ideation. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 18, 259-264.

Neimeyer, R.A. (1988).  The origin of questions in the clinical context. Questioning Exchange, 2, 75-80. 

Neimeyer, R.A., Moore, M.K. & Bagley, K.J. (1988).  A preliminary factor structure for the Threat Index.  Death Studies, 12, 225-233.

Neimeyer, R.A. & Mitchell, K.A. (1988).  Similarity and attraction:  A longitudinal study.  Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 5, 131-148.

Doyne, E.J., Ossip-Klien, D.J., Bowman, E.D., Osborn, K.M., McDougall-Wilson, I.B. &  Neimeyer, R.A. (1987).  Running versus  weight lifting in the treatment of  depression.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 55, 748-754.

Neimeyer, R.A. & Shadish, W. (1987).  Optimizing scientific validity:  Toward an interdisciplinary science studies.       Knowledge:  Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 8, 463-485. 

Neimeyer, R.A. (1986).  The threat hypothesis:  A conceptual and empirical defense.  Death Studies, 10, 177-190.
    
Neimeyer, G.J. & Neimeyer, R.A. (1986).  Personal constructs in relationship deterioration:  A longitudinal study.  Social Behavior and Personality, 14, 253-257.

Neimeyer, R.A., Davis, K., & Rist, P. (1986).  The future of personal construct psychology:  A Delphi poll.  British Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 4, 37-44.

Neimeyer, R.A. & Hartley, R. (1986).  Factorial structure of the Suicide Intervention Response Inventory.  Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 16, 434-447.

Selby, M. & Neimeyer, R.A. (1986).  Overt and covert hostility in depression.  Psychology, 23, 23-25.

Neimeyer, R.A., Bagley, K., & Moore, M. (1986).  Cognitive structure and death anxiety.  Death Studies, 10, 273-288.

Neimeyer, G.J. & Neimeyer, R.A. (1985).  Relational trajectories:  A personal construct contribution.  Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 2, 325-348.

Neimeyer, R.A. (1985).  Actualization, integration, and fear of death:  A test of the additive model.  Death Studies, 9, 235-250.

Neimeyer, R.A. (1984).  Group psychotherapies for depression:  An overview.  International Journal of Mental Health, 13, 3-7.

Neimeyer, R.A. & Neimeyer, G.J. (1984).  Death anxiety and counseling skill in the suicide interventionist.  Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 14, 126-131.

Klein, M.H., Greist, J.H., Gurman, A.S., Neimeyer, R.A., Lesser, D.P., Bushnell, N.J., & Smith, R.E. (1984).  A comparative outcome study of group psychotherapy vs. exercise treatments for depression.  International Journal of Mental Health, 13, 148-176.

Neimeyer, R.A. & Diamond, R. (1983).  Suicide management skill and the medical student.  Journal of Medical Education, 58, 562-567.

Neimeyer, R.A., Klein, M.H., Gurman, A.S., & Griest, J.H. (1983).  Cognitive structure and depressive symptomatology.  British Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 1, 65-72.

Neimeyer, R.A. & Neimeyer, G.J. (1983).  Structural similarity in the acquaintance process.  Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 1, 146-154.

Neimeyer, R.A., Epting, F.R., & Krieger, S.R. (1983).  Personal constructs in thanatology:  An introduction and research bibliography.  Death Education, 7, 87-96.

Neimeyer, R.A., Neimeyer, G.J., & Landfield, A.W. (1983).  Conceptual differentiation, integration and empathic prediction.  Journal of Personality, 51, 185-191.

Neimeyer, R.A., Fontana, D. & Gold, K.M. (1983).  A manual for content coding of death constructs.  Death Education, 7, 299-320.

Malec, J. & Neimeyer, R.A. (1983).  Psychologic prediction of duration of inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation and performance of self-care.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 64, 359-363.

Neimeyer, G.J. & Neimeyer, R.A. (1981).  Functional similarity and interpersonal attraction.  Journal of Research in Personality, 15, 427-435.

Neimeyer, R.A. & MacInnes, W.D. (1981).  Assessing paraprofessional competence with the Suicide Intervention Response Inventory.  Journal of Counseling Psychology, 28, 176-179.


Neimeyer, R.A. & Chapman, K.M. (1981).  Self-ideal discrepancy and fear of death:  The test of an existential hypothesis.  Omega, 11, 233-240.

Howe, H. & Neimeyer, R.A. (1980).  Job relevance and clinical training:  Is that all there is?  Professional Psychology, April, 305-313.

Neimeyer, R.A. & Dingemans, P.M. (1980).  Death orientation in the suicide intervention worker.  Omega, 11, 17-25.

MacInnes, W.D. & Neimeyer, R.A. (1980).  Internal consistency of the Threat Index.  Death Education, 4, 193-194.

Howe, H. & Neimeyer, R.A. (1979).  Empirical description of clinical training:  A re-evaluation and validation.  Professional Psychology, April, 168-174.

Rigdon, M.A., Epting, F.R., Neimeyer, R.A., & Krieger, S.R. (1979).  The Threat Index:  A research report.  Death Education, 3, 245-270.

Neimeyer, R.A. (1978).  Death anxiety and the Threat Index:  An addendum.  Death Education, 2, 464-467.

Neimeyer, R.A., Dingemans, P.M. & Epting, F.R. (1977).  Convergent validity, situational stability and meaningfulness of the Threat Index.  Omega, 8, 251-265.

Barrell, J. & Neimeyer, R.A. (1975).  A mathematical formula for the psychological control of suffering.  Journal of Pastoral Counseling, 10, 60-67.