Articles related to GRIEF/DEATH
A Funeral for a Neurologist
A neurologist’s funeral took place this year. His life, experiences, role in their development, and work as a doctor and community member were all discussed by family members. A person’s life is woven together like a tapestry by their experiences, which include success and failure, relationships with others, and other woven connections to the essential experience of life.
Neurology November 14th 2022
Real Talk: When a Patient Wants You to Help Them Die
This individual passed away after 12 days of self-imposed starvation and refusal of a feeding tube. His loved ones were “beyond scarred” by his experience. Is this death with dignity? How can caregivers best serve their patients in such situations?
All Specialties October 25th 2022
Prolonged Grief Disorder Can Be Diagnosed After How Long?
A quick quiz that asks you to fill in the blank: “Prolonged grief disorder is characterized by intense, prolonged grief (intense yearning for the decreased or preoccupation with thoughts of the deceased) occurring nearly every day that persists beyond ____________ months post-loss that causes clinically significant distress or impairment.”
Psychiatry September 12th 2022