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How To Deal With The Loss Of A Loved One
Grieving: I'm sorry for your loss. Grief is natural after the death of a loved one, and the time needed is very individual. Sadness, longing, reviewing memories, and pangs of missing him/her can happen. You may not feel like taking on projects for now, and may need quiet time. Confiding in trusted others is helpful, and accepting their support. Be gentle with yourself; let healing evolve. ...Read more
See link : I like to use the national institute of mental health for information and guidance. It is non-biased i.e. No commercials. I direct family and loved ones of people with depression to this link: http://www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/health/publications/depression/how-can-i-help-a-loved-one-who-is-depressed.Shtml also---after your loved one is stabilized, ask to attend a meeting with their doctor/therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unresolved grief: Losing a child is one of the hardest losses to endure. Treatment must include a screening to rule out depression subsequent to the unresolved grief. The client should be helped to understand the normal processes of grief, including denial, anger, bargaining, before getting to the difficult but achievable state of acceptance. Treatment may include group work with others who share loss of a child. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, you can certainly cope with the loss of a loved one by yourself. Seeing the psychologist is not mandatory. However, that being said, if the pain of the loss is intense enough, and impedes living your life and growing deeply enough, seeing a psychologist can make processing that loss much easier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Care and support: After counseling people after suffering losses for more than 25 years, there is no magic words or technique. Offering support, genuine caring, offering to help with small things, being patient and caring all help as does time. Here are some other tips: http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/copingwithloss.Asp my sympathies. ...Read more
Seek Therapy!: Losing a loved one is very intimate, personal and full of mixed and difficult emotions. Going through a grieving process requires the support of a very skilled, understanding and available shoulder to lean on. In my opinion, find a good therapist or counselor to help you through such an important stage of your life. ...Read more
How to cop with loss: Time is the best healer.But you may join a support group, or go for psychiatric counselling, which will help.Family members, friends may be able to help it may be difficult in the immidiate period but life has to go on and you have to learn to live without him. ...Read more
Grief: These events force us to recognize that anyone -- young or old, healthy or sick -- can die at any time. This is a milestone of maturity. It makes us appreciate the time we have together. During the grief process, your mind and body will feel different. If the changes last more than a few weeks or are disabling, your physician can be your guide -- a brief course of talk rx generally works. ...Read more
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Seek therapy!: Losing a limb is like losing a very personal dream. Usually, the best way to deal with such a loss, is to talk about it with others, become active, and even go back to work. Most people need professional help to develop the motivation to rehabilitate physically and emotionally. In my opinion, this person needs to seek a good therapist or counselor. ...Read more
Good relationship : If severe vision loss is present there are some low vision aids available that assist people in conducting their daily activities. Counseling is also important. Unfortunately, to date, there is nothing available to regenerate lost axons from glaucomatous optic neuropathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Grieving is normal: Strive for self-reliance regarding emotional security to prepare for changes/events in life. Grieving is normal & necessary for emotional health following the death of a family member/loved one. The loss must not diminish you but strengthen you. Be there for the others in your life (and allow them tio be there for you), especially those who share grief over the death of the family member. ...Read more
Often inappropriatly: Agitation in a stroke pt may have many causes ranging in some uncommunicable physical discomfort to structural problems related to stroke damage.Very often medications are requested as primary intervention when in reality checking for simplemeasures such as repositioning , oain etc should be first searched for. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Find an answer: Only you can do this. Some people have confidence in a faith tradition, &/or have had or trust others accounts of paranormal experiences that give hope of survival. Others resolve to be brave, accept mortality, remember the good times, engage in customary mourning rituals, and understand that the attacks of grief will feel like blows to the soul but will become less with time. Talk to your friends. ...Read more
Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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