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Lunch Bunch (Virtual): How Grief Persists – Prolonged Grief Disorder and The Lingering Impact of Grief

April 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Many people experience grief that lasts longer than friends or family expect. Grief is a normal and appropriate response to loss. But 1 in 10 develop a prolonged grief disorder. This is characterized by intense yearning for the deceased and difficulty reengaging with life for more than a year. Other symptoms include: marked disbelief about the death; avoidance of reminders the person is dead; intense emotional pain or numbness; feeling life is meaningless; and, intense loneliness. This reaction is most common among people who have lost a child or a partner and the death was sudden or violent. Since grief can linger and resurface when triggered, learn how to distinguish those experiences from something that requires help. And, learn about treatment approaches that work

To register, email schandler@delawarehospice.org

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Date:
April 1
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Call 800.838.9800 for more information.

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