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Sometimes after a loss, it is hard to figure
out exactly what you are feeling. You may have several feelings at the same
time or conflicting feelings, such as sadness and relief. Writing is a good way
to identify what you are feeling. Writing about what you feel can:
When you are ready:
Each person handles emotion differently. Here are some ideas about how to
deal with some of the most common feelings during the grieving process:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerSidney Zisook, MD - Psychiatry
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Sidney Zisook, MD - Psychiatry
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