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Boss, P. (2016). The Context and Process of Theory Development: The Story of Ambiguous Loss. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 8(3), 260-286.

Boss, P. (2016). Journal of Family Theory & Review, Special Issue on Ambiguous Loss, 8(3).

Boss, P. (2015).  Coping with the Suffering of Ambiguous Loss.  In R. E. Anderson (Ed.), World Suffering and the Quality of Life (pp.125-134).  New York: Springer.

Boss, P., & Yeats, J. (2014).  Ambiguous Loss:  A Complicated Type of Grief When Loved Ones Disappear.  Bereavement Care, 33, pp. 63-69.

Boss, P. (2012).  Resilience as Tolerance for Ambiguity.  In D. S. Becvar (Ed.), Handbook of Family Resilience (pages  285-297). New York: Springer. 
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Boss, P. (2012).  The Myth of Closure.  Family Process, 51(4), (pages 437-587).  Description and order information.

Boss, P. (2009).  The Trauma and Complicated Grief of Ambiguous Loss.  Pastoral Psychology.  Advance online publication:  doi:  10.1007/s11089-009-0264.  Go to: http://www.springerlink.com/content/y161224247v4712w/

Dunn, S. (2009, January).  When the Roof Falls In. O, The Oprah Magazine.
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Boss, P. (2008, September).  Family focus on . . . Adoption:  Rethinking adoptions that dissolve:  What we need to know about research, practice, policies--and attitudes.  National Council on Family Relations Report, FF39, F5-F7, F19. 
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Morris, R. (2007, October 21).  How Do Families Mourn Loved Ones They're Not Sure Are Really Gone?  Seattle Times.

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Boss, P. (2007).  Ambiguous Loss Theory:  Challenges for Scholars and Practitioners. Family Relations, 56 (2), (pages 105-111).

Kiser, K. (2006). 
When There Are No Answers.  Minnesota Medicine, 89.

Russo, Francine. (2005, November 27).  The Empty Seat. Time Magazine

Tevlin, J. (2004, December 27).  Some kind of horrible.  Star Tribune, (pages E2-E3).
Brody, Jane E. (2001, September 25).  Personal Health;  Grieving When The Lost Are Never Found.   New York Times, Health & Fitness, (page F6).
Brody, Jane E. (2001, September 20).  A Nation Challenged:  The Loss Awaiting Verification of a Loved One’s Fate, A Special Kind of Grief.  New York Times, National Desk, (page B11).
Brody, Jane E. (1999, March 23).  When A Loss Remains Unresolved.  New York Times, Science Desk.  (page F1).