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“Grieving a Child with Mental Illness”

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This October 12, 2014 post on the “Life With Bob Blog” located on the Healthy Place website talks about the grieving that parents of children with mental illnesses often experience when their child is diagnosed and through the child’s life.

English: An American Lady butterfly against a ...

English: An American Lady butterfly against a cloud-filled sky. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?”

English: Parent, Québec

English: Parent, Québec (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


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This March 14, 2014 Health Day article on the Philly.com website talks about children who have experienced the loss of a parent.  The article suggests that help for kids should include not just psychological help in the form of play therapy, but should also look at support for academic success.




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“Is Grief a Mental Illness?”

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This May 16, 2013 blog post on the AARP blog talks about the controversial change to the DSM that would include grief after the loss of a loved one as a form of mental illness.  The post also discusses briefly some of the other changes that are highly contested such as binge eating and Asperger Syndrome, but the main focus is on grief in this particular post.


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