It is useful to be cultured in mental health to keep healthy and your family members. There many different types of grief. Let’s discuss them in simple information.

  1. UNRESOLVED GRIEF

This is where the person has not resolved their feelings of grief.

2- INHIBITED GRIEF

This occurs when some of the feelings associated with grief are not expressed.

3-DISTORTED GRIEF

This is can be associated with guilt and anger. It can take unexpected forms.

4-ABSENT GRIEF

The person doesn’t show grief. But may show it later.

5-CHRONIC GRIEF

This can occur when a survivor has been totally dependent on the person who has died, so finds it hard to cope without them.

6-CONFLICTED GRIEF

Conflicted grief can occur where the person has an ambivalent relationship with the deceased, such as loving and hating the deceased.

7-UNANTICIPATED GRIEF

This can occur after an unexpected death, where the person needs time to grasp the events that have happened.

8- ANTICIPATORY GRIEF

This occurs when we know someone is about to die, so we begin to prepare psychologically and emotionally.

9-COMPLICATED BEREAVEMENT

Complicated bereavement or grief can include the absence of grief, conflicted grief, chronic grief, chronic mourning and so on.

10- BEREAVEMENT (NORAML GRIEF)

This is a normal reaction to losing a loved one. The bereaved may show symptoms such as sadness, poor appetite, insomnia, and so on. The duration of ‘’normal’’ depression will vary among individuals and different cultural groups.