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The psychological aspects of bereavement

The psychological aspects of bereavement
The psychological aspects of bereavement
Each year the average general practitioner will have approximately 20 patient deaths. Those that are bereaved may suffer both physical and mental health problems as a consequence of their loss. Approaches to the assessment of the health needs of bereaved patients and the impact of primary care team interventions in this area need to be evaluated in order to ensure that resources are used effectively. This article reviews bereavement-related issues from a primary care perspective.
death, 1st year, health, patients, suicide, bereavement support, primary care, primary-care, mortality, spousal bereavement, marital-status, england, widowhood, depression, anxiety, problems, time
1365-1501
91-95
Birtwistle, J.
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Kendrick, T.
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Birtwistle, J.
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Kendrick, T.
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Birtwistle, J. and Kendrick, T. (2001) The psychological aspects of bereavement. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 7 (3), 91-95.

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Abstract

Each year the average general practitioner will have approximately 20 patient deaths. Those that are bereaved may suffer both physical and mental health problems as a consequence of their loss. Approaches to the assessment of the health needs of bereaved patients and the impact of primary care team interventions in this area need to be evaluated in order to ensure that resources are used effectively. This article reviews bereavement-related issues from a primary care perspective.

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Published date: 1 September 2001
Keywords: death, 1st year, health, patients, suicide, bereavement support, primary care, primary-care, mortality, spousal bereavement, marital-status, england, widowhood, depression, anxiety, problems, time

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Local EPrints ID: 61664
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/61664
ISSN: 1365-1501
PURE UUID: 1c840436-60d2-42c0-ab0b-57729fd67896
ORCID for T. Kendrick: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1618-9381

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Date deposited: 09 Sep 2008
Last modified: 09 Jan 2022 02:57

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Author: J. Birtwistle
Author: T. Kendrick ORCID iD

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