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Grief: Losing a Loved One

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Topic Overview

The loss of someone special translates into many separate losses in a person's life. Multiple losses occur when a person loses:

As you gradually adjust to living without a beloved person, sort out the various losses and changes you've experienced, and slowly make adjustments that can enrich and improve your daily life.


Credits for Grief: Losing a Loved One

Current as of: February 18, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Jean S. Kutner MD, MSPH - Geriatric Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine


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