Abnormal Grief

Abnormal Grief

A prolonged, difficult, complicated behavioural and/or emotional response to a severe and/or traumatic loss of a close friend or family member.
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But many are reluctant to share their experiences for fear that they may be viewed as having abnormal grief or of being labeled as having mental illness, says Ms.
John Pastor, a Unitarian Universalist minister who preaches in Gardner and works at Jewish Healthcare Center Hospice on Salisbury Street in Worcester, said many people feel comfortable at the center privately sharing their ADC stories, but don't want to share them with the public out of fear of being labeled as having abnormal grief.
A psychiatrist told an inquest in Cardiff he had been diagnosed as suffering "an abnormal grief reaction", so powerful was his emotional reaction to his wife's death.
Lee Fish, defending, said Davison was a loner who had suffered abnormal grief after both parents died in a year.
The death of your own daughter had, in the view of all the doctors who have examined you, left you suffering from an abnormal grief reaction amounting to a mental illness.
An all-Liverpool cast of Al T Cosy, Mick Moss, Paul Duckworth and Mark Arrender are caught up in a play which encapsulates a long-known medical condition known as abnormal grief -- a morbid state which outlasts conventional mourning.
They have lost a son and a nephew, they may be having an abnormal grief reaction.
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