Grief and Loss – FPN

Friday's Progress Notes - February 2013
Mental Health Information - Vol. 17 Issue 2
Published by athealth.com - http://www.athealth.com

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1. PEDIATRICS
Supporting the Family after the Death of a Child
The death of a child of any age is extremely painful for parents.
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/130/6/1164.full.pdf

2. VIRTUAL MENTOR
Treating Bereavement
Bereavement is all too common but is seldom identified or accorded significance in explaining a patient's medical condition.
http://virtualmentor.ama-assn.org/2012/06/ecas3-1206.html

3. VISTAS
Children and Grief: Developmentally Speaking
Working with children requires an understanding of the complexities of childhood grief.
http://counselingoutfitters.com/vistas/vistas11/Article_86.pdf

4. CURRENT PSYCHIATRY ONLINE
Recognizing and Treating Complicated Grief
Timing and severity of symptoms can help identify this distinct syndrome. (Complimentary registration required.)
http://www.currentpsychiatry.com/article_pages.asp?AID=10627

5. MEDSCAPE
Loss, Grief, and Bereavement in the Setting of Cancer
Loss, grief, and bereavement are a significant part of the cancer experience. (Complimentary registration required.)
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/739523

6. DIALOGUES IN CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE
Complicated Grief after Perinatal Loss
The loss of an infant through stillbirth, miscarriage, or neonatal death is recognized as a traumatic life event.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3384447/

7. NATIONAL CHILD TRAUMATIC STRESS NETWORK
Traumatic Grief in Military Children
In childhood traumatic grief, children develop symptoms associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
http://www.nctsn.org/trauma-types/traumatic-grief/traumatic-grief-military-children

8. NEW YORK UNIVERSITY CHILD STUDY CENTER
Caring for Kids after Trauma, Disaster and Death: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
Chapter 10 presents important considerations in understanding children's reactions to bereavement and loss.
http://www.aboutourkids.org/files/articles/crisis_guide02.pdf