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Purnima Kumar, Ph.D

Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry

Understanding the Stages of Grief

In this era of the COVID-19 pandemic, we all are too familiar with the term “grief.” Grief is the natural reaction to a loss which could be due to a terminal illness, death of a loved one, end of an…

Grief in the Current Era of the Pandemic

The term “grief” is typically associated with reflecting about someone’s death or a loss from a death. More than 2,800,000 deaths occur annually in the USA, and 5% to 9% of the population sustains the loss of a close family member each year, according to data from 2017. Unfortunately,…