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A Common Process Of Dying And Grief

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Dying and grief are natural occurrences, from the beginning of time both have been a transition in living. Over the course of history, medical advancements have changed the life expectancies and processes in which people are experiencing death and dying. In today’s society having a loved one live with a terminal diagnosis for an extended period of time is increasingly replacing sudden and unexpected death as the norm. Death itself has become less of a sudden and unexpected event. In its place has come a common process that begins with a terminal diagnosis, which proceeds through a period of treatment (or treatments), and ends eventually in death. This process now means that both the terminally ill individual and their family are confronted
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