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Grief extending over a long period of time without resolution

* Abnormal grief
* Complicated
* Unresolved

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The intense physical and emotional expression of grief occurring as the awareness increases of a loss of someone or something significant

Acute grief

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The individual's ability to adjust to the psychological and emotional changes brought on by a stressful event such as the death of a significant other

Adaptation

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Feelings and their expression

Affect

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Those appropriate and helpful act os counseling that come after the funeral

* Aftercare
* Post-funeral counseling

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AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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The intentional infliction of physical or psychological harm on another

Aggression

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Fear or anxiety caused by the sudden realization of danger

Alarm

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The state of estrangement an individual feels in social settings that are viewed as foreign, unpredictable or unacceptable

Alienation

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A choice of services and merchandise available as families make a selection and complete funeral arrangements

Alternatives

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Formulating different actions in adjusting to a crisis

Alternatives

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Blame directed toward another person

Anger

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A term to describe the experience of grief, especially in young bereaved parents, where mourning customs are unclear due to an inappropriate death and the absence of prior bereavement experience

Anomic grief

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Typical in a society that has attempted to minimize the impact of death through medical control of disease and social control of those who deal with the dying and the dead

Anomic grief

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A syndrome characterized by the presence of grief in anticipation of death or loss

Anticipatory grief

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The actual death comes as a confirmation of knowledge of a life-limiting condition

Anticipatory grief

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A state of tension, typically characterized by rapid heartbeat and shortness of breath

Anxiety

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An emotion characterized by a vague fear of premonition that something undesirable is going to happen

Anxiety

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A death has occurred and the funeral director is counseling with the family as they select the services and items of merchandise in completing arrangements for the funeral service of their choice

At-need counseling

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The tendency in human beings to make strong affectional bonds with others coming from the need for security and safety

Attachment theory (Bowlby)

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Giving undivided attention by means of verbal and non-verbal behavior

* Attending
* Listening

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A learned tendency to respond to people, objects, or institutions in a positive or negative way

Attitude

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The act or event of separation or loss that results in the experience of grief

Bereavement

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Excessive in duration and never comes to satisfactory conclusion

Chronic grief

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A phrase coined by Carl Rogers to refer to that type of counseling where one comes actively and voluntarily to gain help on a problem, but without any notion of surrendering his own responsibility for the situation

* Client-centered counseling
* Person-centered

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A non-directive method of counseling which stresses the inherent worth of the client and the natural capacity for growth and health

* Client-centered counseling
* Person-centered

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From the Latin word, "to know"

Cognitive

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The study of the origins and consequences of thoughts, memories, beliefs, perceptions, explanations, and other mental processes

Cognitive

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The rite of finality in a funeral service preceding cremation, earth burial, entombment or burial at sea

Committal service

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general term for the exchange of information, feelings, thoughts, and acts between two or more people, including both verbal and non-verbal aspects of this interchange

Communication

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