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Complicated Grief, Mourning or Bereavement

Complications of grief can result when there is unresolved grief, a delay in the process of mourning and a grief response that persists over time. Major Depression, Anxiety, Suicide and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder are all potential problems than can result from complicated grief or mourning.
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Complications of Grief - Major Depression, Anxiety, Suicide or PTSD
Normally grief resolves over time. Complications can result when there is unresolved grief, a delay in the process of mourning and a grief response that persists over time. This article looks at the complications that can result.
Potential of Complicated Grief: Anxiety
Anxiety is one of the normal responses to grief. Anxiety disorders should be considered when the response becomes abnormal. This 9 part in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of anxiety is one of the ADAMís In Depth Reports.
Potential of Complicated Grief: Depression
Depression is one of the potential consequences of a grief response. It must also be distinguished from normal grief. This 11 part in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of depression is one of the ADAMís In Depth Reports.
Potential Complication of Grief: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is one of the anxiety disorders that can occur following a tragic or horrific event. This 9 part in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of anxiety is one of the ADAMís In Depth Reports.
Potential of Complicated Grief: Suicide and Suicidal Behavior
Suicide is one of the potential consequences of an extreme grief response. Any expression of suicidal intent warrants referral for immediate evaluation by a healthcare professional. This 4 part in-depth report on the overview, symptoms, treatment and prevention of suicide is one of the ADAM's In Depth Reports.
Complicated Grief - Loss, Grief, and Bereavement (PDQ®)
From the NCI's (National Cancer Institute) Loss, Grief and Bereavement PDQ®) section comes a definition of Complicated or Unresolved Grief.
Major Depression and Complicated Grief
From American Cancer Society's Section on Coping with Grief and Loss comes an article on Major Depression and Complicated Grief, that looks what happens when normal grief progresses and becomes clinical depression, a complicated grief response.
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