Bereavement Essay

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  • Bereavement Reflection

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    Fall 2017, I decided to participate in a bereavement course. I did not know what to expect as this was a class outside of my scope. As the class progressed, I became more and more interested in the materials the professor had to offer. Bereavement was more than what I once thought it consisted of, and Professor Windsor was very knowledgeable about the process. The intent of this paper is to highlight what was going on inside of me throughout this course. Internal Emotional Reactions One emotional

  • Parents With Bereavement

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    Helping Parents with Bereavement in order to Help Children The single biggest protective factor facilitating early parental loss and poor physical and mental health outcomes is the presence of a supportive, nurturing parent who models healthy grief and supports the child’s emotional expression (Lueken, Kraft, Appelhans, & Enders, 2009; Lueken & Lemery, 2004; Worden, 1996). Werner-Lin & Biank (2012), set out to teach parents how to appropriately model grief, to engage with children in their expressions

  • Reflection On Bereavement

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    - Reading journal articles related to bereavement/grief and loss have helped me to understand theories of grief and loss in relation to the practice context. For instance, during supervision sessions, I have been able to discuss and reflect on several grief and loss theories, social work theories, ethical theories which will need to be considered while working with bereaved clients. For instance, dual process model, continuing bonds, stress theories etc. have been studied. Hence, throughout this

  • The Stages Of Bereavement

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    Introduction Understanding that the stages of bereavement varies from person to person is important, so one does not feel they are grieving inappropriately. It is also important to have a general idea of what one can expect when experiencing a loss. It seems that often people think that everyone should only grieve for certain amount of times, or something is wrong with them, when in fact, no matter the length of time, or degree, it is normal. In 1969, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross created the stage perspective

  • Traumatic Bereavement

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    Nicole Barle, Camille Wortman, and Jessica Latack from Stony Brook university wrote traumatic bereavement basic research and clinical implications. In their article they reviewed basic research on domains of life affected by traumatic loss and the risk factors that survivors are vulnerable to such as traumatic bereavement. In the article it for the describes the comprehensive treatment approach which is three critical components building resources processing trauma in facilitating morning. Traumatic

  • Reflection On Bereavement

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    From researching into bereavement, I have discovered a lot more knowledge into this type of transition, which could help me improve on my practice and the practice from others. I have discovered various pieces of knowledge and theories which highlight how to help plan and support children experiencing this transition, suggest the different feelings that they may feel and demonstrate the various types of support that are in place to help children. I have discovered that children may experience specific

  • Understanding Dying And Bereavement

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    Understanding Dying Death and Bereavement After a few weeks of reading and researching the topic of dying, death and bereavement, I have been able to understand how important this topic is, even when it is not one of the easiest subject to talked about with anyone, but it is as important as any subject of conversation that you can establish with anyone, getting to know the different religious believes and ritual, is as interesting as getting to know what are the different languages spoken in other

  • Support For Removing The Bereavement Exclusion

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    Controversies Support for removing the bereavement exclusion Koukopoulos and Sani (2013) found that in ancient times the core of depression with mixed features consisted of the following excitatory symptoms: agitation, anxiety, anger, racing and crowded thoughts, irritability, and rage. The DSM-5 criterion for mixed features mentions only two of the seven symptoms (Koukopoulos & Sani, 2013). In more recent literature as referenced by the DSM-5 mood disorders work group, it was found that some

  • A Reflection On The Bereavement Period

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    factors. This paper will define and explain the bereavement period, the nurse’s role in disenfranchised grief, as well as the four tasks of mourning. Bereavement Period The bereavement period is the public or external display of mourning following the death of a loved one. Bereavement is a vital, yet often overlooked, area of care. Cooley (1992) proves that the earlier interventions are started, negative outcomes of grief are minimized. The bereavement period is often an unpredictable and complex

  • A Reflection On The Term Bereavement

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    The term bereavement refers to the experience or process of losing a loved one to death whereas the term grief refers to the multiplicity of responses to bereavement; cognitive, affective, behavioural, and physiological-somatic responses (Zisook & Shear, 2009). Examples of normal grief responses are intense sorrow, frequent crying, persistent longing, denial, anger, guilt, depression, fatigue, hopelessness, shock, loneliness, (Margaret Stroebe, Schut, & Stroebe, 2007). While grief is a normal, natural