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Death and medicine: Postponement and promise


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This unit asks the reader to consider the experience of grief and bereavement and in particular the extent to which grieving people need professional help. The unit considers the evidence for the effects of grief and the extent to which current ways of responding are helpful.

This unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course Death and dying (K260) [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

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