intense emotional suffering caused by loss, disaster, misfortune, and so on; acute sorrow; deep sadness.
Grief may be defined, following John Bowlby, as the physical, emotional, somatic, cognitive and spiritual response to actual or threatened loss of a person, thing or place to which we are emotionally attached.
An emotional reaction to a loss or misfortune.
The physical and emotional responses to the death, separation or loss of a beloved person or thing.
The normal emotional response to loss which may include a complex range of painful feelings such as sadness, anger, helplessness, guilt and despair.
the total response to loss.
A feeling of emotional deprivation or loss. Grief has distinct stages of emotions such as denial, anger, and acceptance. Adopted children go through the stages of grief just like anyone else.
A normal emotional outlet for great personal loss (see bereavement).
Emotional response to an external and consciously recognized loss; self-limiting and gradually subsiding within a reasonable length of time.
intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
something that causes great unhappiness; "her death was a great grief to John"
the process that occurs as a result of a loss. Similar to bereavement, the loss may be a death of a loved one or of an ideal (divorce, job, home, etc.). Grief is the emotional and objective reactions to a loss of any type.
A feeling of emotional deprivation or loss. Grief may be experienced by each member of the adoption triad at some point.
1. The feeling of loss or sorrow. 2. A feeling alcoholics can avoid while active in their disease. Later, it can be experienced with truth, satisfaction and fulfillment when we do it as part of a program of recovery.
means the response to loss that often occurs in stages of varying length. Stages are differentiated by changes in feeling, thought, and behavior.
The highly personal response to loss. Grieving may precede an anticipated death or may be delayed for a considerable period of time. Grief may manifest itself in emotional and/or physical distress and may affect family members in different ways at different times.
Natural, painful feelings of loss. Such as: loss of health, the loss of hoping it would be a short term illness, the loss of work, friends, income, plans…., at every relapse, and when each miracle cure doesn't work.
Sorrow experienced in anticipation of, during and after a loss.
Grief is how one reacts to a loss. Grief reactions may be experienced in response to physical losses, such as death or in response to social losses such as divorce or loss of a job. All loss involves the absence of someone loved or something that fulfills a significant need in oneâ€™s life.
Intense sadness caused by loss or death.
Grief is a multi-faceted response to loss. Although conventionally focused on the emotional response to loss, it also has a physical, cognitive, behavioural, social and philosophical dimensions. Common to human experience is the death of a loved one, be they friend, family, or other.