Year: 1949 Source: International Journal of Psychoanalysis, v.30, (1949), p.48-55 SIEC No: 19842609

The author diferentiates between the normal grieving process & those responses that are pathological & indicative of underlying neuroses or psychosis. Case histories are presented and explored in psychoanalytic terms. Implications of dreams, unresolved developmental stages, and the use of defensive mechanism are examined.(NBB)