The Many Kinds of Grief

The Many Kinds of Grief

Grief can come from the loss of anything important to us—a loved one, a job, a home, a status in the community. Today many people are suffering from unresolved grief, since there are no rituals to ease these forms of grief and prohibitions against large gatherings such as funerals. An expert discusses the many forms of grief and how we can get through them.

Medical Notes 18-50

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 16, 2018.

Woman's hands playing harp

17-07 Segment 2: Music for the Dying and Grieving

Music thanatology is a specialized practice of playing harp music for the dying. A practitioner of the art explains how there is also science to it as well.

15-35 Segment 2: Grief

  Synopsis: Everyone deals with grief at one time or another. An expert discusses how it's experienced by most people, and what separates normal grief from more problematic depression A writer/illustrator discusses his experience dealing with his spouse's sudden death. Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: Dr. Ronald Pies, Professor of Psychiatry, State University of New York … Continue reading 15-35 Segment 2: Grief

15-26 Segment 2: Doctor’s Emotions

  Synopsis: Many doctors believe emotion is detrimental to medical practice, and many patients think doctors are cold and emotionless. But one influential physician explains why emotion is important to doctors. Host: Lynn Holley. Guest: Dr. Danielle Ofri, Associate Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine and author, What Doctors Feel: How Emotions … Continue reading 15-26 Segment 2: Doctor’s Emotions