unresolved grief

unresolved grief

[un′rizolvd′]
a severe, chronic sorrow reaction in which a person does not complete the resolution stage of the mourning process within a reasonable time.
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Unresolved grief, abuse, religious dogma, and secrets left her in the shadows, lost and alone.
Revelations late in the second act about one womans unresolved grief and anothers insecurity ring hollow because they seem to come out of nowhere.
Carl Kingsley, representing Baxter, said he had been close to his grandmother, who had died some years ago and he had unresolved grief issues over that.
As co-journeyers, the rehabilitation team must assist in addressing the psychological pain, anxiety, and trauma of torture victim-survivors and the traumatic loss and unresolved grief or complicated mourning (where trauma and grief coincide) of family members or relatives of victims of ED.
Unresolved grief in a national sample of bereaved parents: Impaired mental and physical health 4 to 9 years later.
That whole shock experience, those things resurrect - the unresolved grief I experienced when my dad died," he says.
Unresolved grief was assessed using a single item adapted from Zisook and Lyons (19891990) who proposed a simple way of assessing persistent grief.
This work explores the legacy of unresolved grief produced by ongoing racial oppression and resistance in the United States, using acute analysis of literature, drama, musical performance, and films, the author demonstrates how rituals of racialization and resistance transfer and transform melancholy discreetly across time, consolidating racial identities and communities along the way.
The book is somewhat less successful in addressing parents who have lost a child and who may be projecting their unresolved grief onto another child.
But what if the complaint of these women is the tip of an iceberg of unresolved grief over euthanasia?
This article explores process-experiential/emotion-focused therapy (PE-EFT) as a technique for counseling third culture kids (TCKs) who experience identity conflict and unresolved grief.
I think there's unresolved grief of some kind and that leads to alcohol.