NHS inform - Wellbeing and bereavement Extract: "Grief is ordinarily characterised by mental suffering and distress, deep sorrow and painful regret. Initially, the bereaved may experience shock and numbness and deny that the loss has really happened. This incomprehension may give way to, or alternate with, bewilderment and depression, moving on to acknowledgement of the loss with time." Read the full article here.
by Elizabeth Burton-Phillips