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Grief

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A family mourns during a funeral at the Lion's cemetery during the Siege of Sarajevo in 1992.
A family mourns during a funeral at the Lion's cemetery during the Siege of Sarajevo in 1992.

Grief is a reaction when someone or something loses something personal. This is usually when someone loses something living that has died, to which a bond or affection was formed. Reactions to grief can be different depending on the person. They can cry, be mad or even not react because they are in shock.[1]

Some people say that grief comes in five parts:[2]

  1. denial
  2. anger
  3. guilt
  4. depression
  5. acceptance

References

  1. Stix, Gary (2011). "The Neuroscience of True Grit". Scientific American. 304 (3): 28–33. Bibcode:2011SciAm.304c..28S. doi:10.1038/scientificamerican0311-28. PMID 21438486.
  2. Broom, Sarah M. "Milestones: Aug. 30, 2004", TIME website
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