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How can I get over grief and loss

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Grief: Go through the stages of grief (shock, denial, anger, bargaining, depression & acceptance)f & hold on to support system you have. Seek counseling for ... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Grief and loss: Grief is a process of working through a loss so that you eventually develop a way of living without that person in your everyday life (except in your ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Liebler
28 years experience Critical Care
Therapy can help: Psychotherapy can help with grief. Check with a local hospital for a therapist who works in this area. Grief often comes at us in waves. It is de ... Read More
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Dr. William Golden
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Support: Support from family and frends can help one cope with grief. Support groups are also available through hospice and some hospitals. There are also grie ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as depression is medication ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Grief: Go thru the grief stages (shock - denial - anger - bargaining - depression - acceptance ) & seek support from family & friends. Also, might consider g ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
38 years experience Psychiatry
Thru not around: Dr. Ali has depicted an excellent book. Accept it, experience it, don't try to deflect, suppress or get around it. "and the ragged rock in the restles ... Read More
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Pastoral counseling: Or a grief counselor. At times like this there is no way to avoid asking ultimate questions. Dealing with these questions becomes important whether yo ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get thru not over: You don't get over the grief, you get through it in stages.First, it is important to know you didn't cause the miscarriage.Pregnancies end for many re ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Share your grief: The only way to cure loneliness is to be vulnerable and authentic with others. Please let your pain help you to listen for that pain in others. Let y ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
40 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You may have depression or pathological grief if symptoms have lasted this long. You may benefit from antidepressant medications. Also your doctor m ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Simple...: It is a natural process....by asking the question you have already started it. It is time dependant....more you talk about it better it becomes. Of co ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: Depression and grief are interconnected. Losses need to be grieved. Find a professional who can help you work through your grief and re-evaluate your ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashesh Patel
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Please seek help!: Grief is a natural but brief response to some situations and you may get help from family, friends, church. Deep grief may be a sign of an underlying ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chiquitha Cornelius
10 years experience Clinical Psychology
We really never get: We really never 'get over' a loved one since we have spent time with them and created memories with them. But we can over time ease the pain by celebr ... Read More
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