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   Nov 05

Stages of Grief

Since receiving the news of the death of a loved one until it is assimilated and accepted, as time passed, all people affected by the death of someone close go through different phases are the stages of grief. We need to move and overcome different times of pain, although not always the phases occur in the same order. In any case, even an illness has made us gradually aware of the loss, most psychologists believe that until the actual death occurs, it is very difficult to begin the experience of mourning. Stages of grief 1. Confusion and disbelief is the first reaction to the news: "This is happening to me me." It is the denial of reality, a departure from the done to try to alleviate the effects of the event. 2. Dull and aggressive reactions of anger and discontent, even to those around them, anxious to be the star of a disgrace. 3.

Despair and depression with apathy, sadness and fragility, we're making the idea of an irreversible loss. It is the silent resignation. 4. Acceptance and peace will reappear the need to focus on daily activities, to open up to social relations. However, never returns to the state before the loss.

Duration of mourning all losses require this process, which has a duration ranging between 6 months and 2 years or so, depending on several factors: The extent and importance of the relationship. The social support. A person who has friends or relatives who love him and understand him, with which you feel supported and understood, will be easier to deaden the pain. From personality. Some people feel things, both the joys and sorrows of a very intense, while others have more restraint. Similarly, some people have a greater ability to deepen ongoing catastrophic thoughts and deepen the cycle of pain. The confidence and self esteem. A high level of self-esteem and confidence will help us not to be self-destructive thoughts or catastrophic events. The way to tackle the problems. Many people are able to assess the situation and seek emotional support. PsicoAyuda Team.

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