Friday, October 28, 2011

Types of grief

TYPES OF GRIEF
Real- Existing grief that affects the person.
Imagined – Potential grief that could possible happen
Anticipated – Future grief that is near or soon to come; anticipation of the death of a terminally ill relative
Disenfranchised- Grief that is not acknowledged by society or given enough attention; death of a pet or miscarriage
Complicated - Grief that is not resolved according to natural paradigms and become pathological
A. PRONLONGED OR CHRONIC
B. DISTORTED OR EXAGGERATED
C. DELAYED
D. EXCESSIVE
E. ABSENT-Masked or repressed
F. CONCOMITANT—Multiple grief due to multiple situations
G. UNRESOLVED
Traumatic- A grief due to severe trauma; symptoms include separation anxiety and cause impairment within the social sphere.

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