Anniversary Reaction

(redirected from Anniversary Phenomenon)
(1) Sudden death related to psychologic trauma that elicits an exaggerated autonomic nervous system response and fatal arrhythmia, inexplicably occurring on the anniversary of the previous event
(2) An emotional response in a person which occurs around the same time every year on the anniversary of a personal loss, which may cause mild to severe depression.
(3) The return of grieving on the anniversary of the loss of a loved one
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