Depression of Grief, The

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Coping with Your Sadness and Knowing When to Get Help by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.  Recognizing that depression is a normal and natural component of grief, this compassionate guide helps mourners understand their depression, express it in healing ways, and know when they may be experiencing a more severe or clinical depression that would be eased by professional treatment. It proposes that grieving people do not necessarily need to be diagnosed with depression following the death of a loved one and guides them through exercises to express their depression in healthy ways. In a society where mourning and melancholia are often ignored, this book gives mourners the supported and reassurance necessary to understand and appreciate that their depression is a regular part of the grieving process...

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Author: Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D

ISBN-10: 1617221937

ISBN-13: 978-1617221934

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    Posted by JMH on Nov 17th 2022

    Just started this book, but so for it's excellent. Very helpful in reassuring individuals it's okay to grieve, but it's okay to move on and enjoy life.

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