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Grief and Depression - Part 2

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Grief and depression can intersect in ways that cause confusion for those who mourn. It can be difficult for mourners to know if they are also depressed during their time of sorrow.

• Some who grieve may have experienced depression prior to their loss or are already depressed at the time of their loss and consequently are grieving and depressed.

• Some mourners may experience grief and never become depressed.

• Some may have never experienced depression, but the stress of grief develops into depression.

Be careful to not automatically assume grief is depression. And be self-caring enough to seek help if you have a risk of depression or are concerned your normal sorrow is becoming depression.

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Getting Grief Right

by Dr. Patrick O'Malley

A masterpiece that will touch your heart and soul with healing powers. • A compassionate, wise, and practical guide • A must read for anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one.


Grief Therapist

Dr. Patrick O’Malley is a psychotherapist in Fort Worth, Texas, who specializes in grief counseling. For 40 years, he has counseled individuals, couples and families
in his private practice.


Getting Grief Right

by Dr. Patrick O'Malley

By the time Mary came to see me, six months after losing her daughter to sudden infant death syndrome, she had hired and fired two other therapists. She was trying to get her grief right...

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