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What is the treatment for dealing with loss?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
In brief: Dealing with loss
If the person has strong social support, no formal "treatment" is needed.
Healthy families and communities allow for ventilation of strong emotions, allowing the grieving person to express & process the loss. This may also involve a period of reduced social expectation, where the community fills in for a time -- providing food and other helps, etc. Listening & sharing memories is useful too.

In brief: Dealing with loss
If the person has strong social support, no formal "treatment" is needed.
Healthy families and communities allow for ventilation of strong emotions, allowing the grieving person to express & process the loss. This may also involve a period of reduced social expectation, where the community fills in for a time -- providing food and other helps, etc. Listening & sharing memories is useful too.
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