Pathological Bereavement

Chronic debilitating grief that continues beyond the 'normal'—usually 6 months—grieving period
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Finally, she explores how these men still suffer from pathological bereavement and are unable to appropriately grieve the loss of their own childhoods to primary and secondary violence, sexual victimization as well as conditions of economic deprivation and dehumanizing racism.
Reports the case of a female (aged 31 yrs) undergoing hypnosis for pathological bereavement following the murder of her husband.
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