Year: 1980 Source: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, v.28, no.7, (1980), p.331-335 SIEC No: 19820683

The clinical management of grief involves issues that demonstrate the integration of psychosocial risk factors into clinical practice. Recommendations for the clinical management of grief are based on a review of the pattern of morbidity and mortality of bereavement, of the emotional response to conjugal loss, and of several postulated pathogenic mechanisms.