Year: 2014 Source: Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.(2012).22(8):988-1002. DOI:10.1080/10911359.2012.707946 SIEC No: 20140512

Guided mourning can be effective in helping an adult move through the mourning process. It is, however, imperative that the practitioner understands the mourning process and what has prevented the bereaved from moving forward through the process. Given how common grief and mourning are in the human experience, there is surprisingly little research on what is effective in helping those whose mourning has become complicated.