Flashcards in Loss and Bereavement Deck (7)
Give some typical Affective grief reactions to loss
What does Anhedonia mean?
Loss of pleasure
Give some typical Cognitive grief reactions to loss
Preoccupations with deceased
Sense of presence of deceased
Sense of unreality
Give some typical Behavioural grief reactions to loss
Give some typical Physiological-Somatic grief reactions to loss
Loss of appetite
Does grief have a useful biological purpose?
May be some parallels drawn between behaviour of grief and the distress a of child feeling abandoned.
The yearning / searching behaviour may confer an evolutionary advantage as it keeps individual / kinship groups together