Now before I start throwing around labels and making generalizations, I have to make my usual speech about the differentness of individual grief. Although commonalities often exist amongst people who have experienced a certain type of loss, individual grief is as unique as the person experiencing it and their relationship with the person who died. Okay, with that said. Ultimately, one must allow for a wide range of variability when it comes to potentially traumatic events. All deaths have the capacity to overwhelm, shock, terrify, and shatter worldview. In fact, research has shown that PTSD symptoms are not only found in those who survive violent and sudden deaths, but also those who experience the death of a close person to terminal illness. Okay, so what is traumatic loss? In addition to the nature of the death, other trauma risk factors include: Having to make medical decisions about life support, organ donation, etc Uncertainty about whether the person has a died ex. Generally speaking, it has been shown that traumatic death, especially violent deaths, lead to increased distress.
Amount Of the many musical expressions of bereavement, Gustav Mahler's Kindertotenlieder are along with the most poignant and tender Awfully affected by the numerous illnesses of his twelve brothers and sisters, half of whom died, Mahler chose designed for this song cycle more It is generally acknowledged that the type of relationship lost influences the reactions of the survivor. Because the needs, responsibilities, hopes, and expectations associated with all type of relationship vary, the delicate meanings and social implications of all type of death also differ. Accordingly, it is assumed that the bereavement of a spouse, for example, is experienced differently from the death of a child. The focus is arrange loss of immediate kin—spouse, child, blood relation, and sibling.