Year: 1985 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.15, no.1, (Spring 1985), p.51-55 SIEC No: 19860620

Mourning, states Dr. Shneidman, is one of the most profound experiences that it is possible to have. Although we cannot conceptualize our own death, it is possible to experience the death of another and to feel the devastation, loss, hurt, & bewilderment that is grief.