Grief News

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11/26/2018
7/4/2018
2/12/2018
4/26/2017
Grieving Friends Often Find Support Online

Study shows social networks help bring solace, healing after loved one dies

4/24/2017
Kids Face Their Own Death Risks When a Sibling Dies

Chance of death is greatest in year after the loss of a brother or sister, researchers report

4/18/2017
Prince Harry's Journey Shows Grief Can Be a Long Road

Mental health experts say his decades-long struggle with his mother's death all too common for children

1/23/2017
Early Family Deaths May Create 'Grief Gap' for Blacks

Compared to whites, they are more likely to lose a loved one earlier in life, U.S. researcher says

8/22/2016
Twitter Broadening Discussions About Death, Grief: Study

Social media broaching once-taboo topics in very public forums, researchers report

4/6/2016
Death of Loved One May Trigger Heart Rhythm Trouble

When partner passes, odds for atrial fibrillation appear to rise, study suggests

11/28/2014
How to Help Someone Grieving in the Holiday Season

'Let them know you care,' says expert

10/23/2014
'Exposure Therapy' May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder

Reliving the death of a loved one can help survivors, researchers say

9/25/2014
Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay

Study found they lowered stress levels, lifted spirits after illness, job loss, divorce, death of loved one

9/25/2014
Special Therapy May Help Relieve 'Complicated Grief'

Standard depression treatment is less successful after a loved one dies, study finds

9/18/2014
Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says

Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest

6/27/2014
Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood

Extreme stress even before conception can affect unborn child's weight, study suggests

6/16/2014
After Death of a Spouse, Friends Might Help More Than Relatives

Family relationships can feel obligatory, not reduce stress, researcher explains

3/14/2014
When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?

Study suggests grieving can affect school performance; mental health therapy an effective option

2/24/2014
Death of Partner Boosts Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Says

The first month is crucial, but then the threat diminishes, researchers say

1/27/2014
Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope

Writing lyrics, making videos helped them get through grueling treatment, connect with others, study found

12/7/2013
Expert Tips for Those Grieving During Holiday Season

Keep in touch with family and friends, but don't overcommit yourself

3/4/2013
Health Tip: When Grief Becomes Depression

Look for these warning signs

2/27/2013
Sibling's Death May Boost Your Own Risk of Dying From Heart Attack: Study

Stress, unhealthy coping methods can follow after losing a brother or sister

12/27/2012
Tips on Coping With Grief During Holidays

Some comfort can be found for the recently bereaved, expert says

12/9/2012
Easing Holiday Grief When Loved Ones Are Gone

Expert suggests starting new traditions to honor the departed -- and taking care of yourself

10/10/2012
Pinball Analogy May Help Grief-Stricken Move Forward

Knowing that mourning takes an unpredictable course provides a sense of relief, researcher says

7/23/2012
Parents of Severely Disabled Kids Say They Enrich Their Lives

Families dealing with trisomy 13-18 face grim predictions, turn to online support, study found

7/6/2012
Dogs May Mourn as Deeply as Humans Do

Experts say many canines exhibit clear signs of grief when their owner or animal housemate dies

5/23/2012
Cancer Docs Often Deal With Own Grief, Doubts When Patients Die

Study found some cope through physical, emotional distance as sadness becomes too much

2/17/2012
Is Grief an Illness? The Debate Heats Up

Psychiatric experts torn on whether bereavement should be included in new diagnostic manual

1/9/2012
Grief Is a Real Heartbreaker, Study Finds

Stress, anxiety may increase heart attack risk in the weeks after a loved one's death

12/21/2011
Widowers Who Stay Single Might Face More Mental Health Woes

But it's unclear why some men find new relationships and others don't, researchers say

11/24/2011
Doctor, Take a Cue From Shakespeare

Mind-body links frequent in the Bard's plays and poems, researcher says

11/21/2011
Siblings Deeply Affected By Child's Cancer Death

Many kids reported feeling more mature, compassionate

9/26/2011
Health Tip: Grieve in a Healthy Way

Suggestions for dealing with loss

9/12/2011
When a Parent Dies Suddenly, Child's Grief May Persist

Prolonged mourning can lead to depression, impaired functioning, study says

6/20/2011