# 032 Grief and Bereavement, 2nd ed
- September 22, 2014
- Support Groups
Medical College of Wisconsin (EPERC)
Introduction: Grief is a normal response to loss, any loss: a job, a limb, a life. Clinicians have an important role in facilitating healthy grieving, and observing for signs of complicated grief. Grief experienced by dying patients and loved-ones prior to and in anticipation of death is called anticipatory grief (or mourning); grief of loved-ones following a death is termed bereavement. This Fast Fact provides an overview of grief and bereavement.
August 2005; 32.
James Hallenbeck MD