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Grief Depression

Are You Depressed? Or Are You Grieving?

Ira Israel | Posted 05.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

I would like to explore the possibility that our scientific and capitalistic paradigm has an aversion to heightened emotions and doesn't allow sufficient bereavement time because grieving can hinder productivity, busyness and business.

When Good Grief Goes Bad

Allen Frances | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Allen Frances

The very different experiences people have during bereavement raise three diagnostic questions. Two are quite simple to answer, the third is extremely difficult.

Should Grief Be Treated the Same as Depression?

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 04.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) may soon redefine what we know as grief to depression, if symptoms last more than two weeks.

Aggrieved Over Grief As A Diagnosis In DSM

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 03.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert David Jaffee

My concern is that if we add grief, or internet addiction or "Facebook depression" to an already-growing number of diagnoses, we are likely to find that nearly everyone on this planet suffers from mental illness.

What Doesn't Kill You Actually Does Make You Stronger

The New York Times | Benedict Carey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New research suggests that resilience may have at least as much to do with how often people have faced adversity in past as it does with who they are ...

We Should Work Through Our Grief, Not Medicate It Away

Jeanne Dennis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeanne Dennis

Grief is not a pathology, and it is not a medical condition. It is neither a luxury nor something to just get over. Grief is a part of life.