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grieving

 [grēv´ing]
feeling or showing sorrow in reaction to an actual or perceived specific loss, or to one that is anticipated. See also grief and dying.

The North American Nursing Diagnosis Association recognizes two types of grieving as nursing diagnoses: In anticipatory grieving a person may deny the potential loss, or express feelings of sorrow, guilt, or anger over the threatened loss; physiological signs may include a choked feeling or changes in eating habits, sleep patterns, activity level, libido, or communication patterns. Dysfunctional grieving is characterized by the emotional and physiological signs listed above as well as expression of unresolved issues, difficulty expressing loss, interference with life functioning, developmental regression, and changes in concentration and pursuit of tasks.

grieving

 Mourning, see there.

grieving

(grē′vĭng)
A normal complex process that includes emotional, physical, spiritual, social, and intellectual responses and behaviors by which individuals, families, and communities incorporate an actual, anticipated, or perceived loss into their daily lives. This diagnosis was previously titled, “grieving, anticipatory”.

Patient discussion about grieving

Q. what should i take for a sorrow throat?

A. There are many types of tablets you can take under your tongue that help relieve the pain, and you can get them over the counter. You should see a doctor if the sore throat continues longer than 1-2 days, to makw sure there is no possible bacterial infection involved in which case you will need antibiotics.

Q. On Joy and Sorrow Kahlil Gibran Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter's oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

A. without experiencing joy we could not recognize sorrow. and consequently, without sorrow we could not recognize joy.

Q. when do i know if my hobby of drinking become not healthy as addiction to the sorrow drop?

A. CRISTA;YOU NEED TO GET A BETTER HOBBIE?--hobbies are fun but this one is dangerous(check out some of the answers on this web site about alcohol--every time you take a drink you are killing brain cells -liver cells an causing an electro imbalance in your body,thats way people get a hangover ofter drinking--ALCOHOL AS A HOBBIE(BAD NEWS)-mrfoot56

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References in classic literature ?
He went out the back way and wandered down the obscure lane grieving, and wondering if any course of future conduct, however discreet and carefully perfected and watched over, could win back his uncle's favor and persuade him to reconstruct once more that generous will which had just gone to ruin before his eyes.
At last I begged her to cease grieving for him, for although he could not speak or move, by her enchantments she just kept him alive.
Oh, well, this dog's life isn't happy enough to waste any joy in grieving for him.
My Dear grieved with the grieving girl and did her best to comfort and cheer her.
My poor fellow, you shall not stay here grieving and fretting your life out any longer.
I joined them unexpectedly a day or two before the intended elopement, and then Georgiana, unable to support the idea of grieving and offending a brother whom she almost looked up to as a father, acknowledged the whole to me.
But when he knew it was dead, he rose up from the ground and washed and anointed himself, and changed his clothes, and ate and drank; and when they asked him how it was that he seemed to have left off grieving now the child was dead, he said, 'While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept; for I said, Who can tell whether God will be gracious to me, that the child may live?
For her sake Achilles was still grieving, but ere long he was again to join them.
He was suffering from disappointment and regret, grieving over what was, and wishing for what could never be.
Lady Russell, convinced that Anne would not be allowed to be of any use, or any importance, in the choice of the house which they were going to secure, was very unwilling to have her hurried away so soon, and wanted to make it possible for her to stay behind till she might convey her to Bath herself after Christmas; but having engagements of her own which must take her from Kellynch for several weeks, she was unable to give the full invitation she wished, and Anne though dreading the possible heats of September in all the white glare of Bath, and grieving to forego all the influence so sweet and so sad of the autumnal months in the country, did not think that, everything considered, she wished to remain.
He's not worth your grieving over him," pursued Darya Alexandrovna, coming straight to the point.
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