At the end of life

Coping with bereavement

You may experience a range of emotional and physical symptoms after your relative or friend has died.

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    Grief

    Grief is a word for how we may feel after the death of someone close to us.

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    How grief can affect you

    You may have many different emotional and physical symptoms after your relative or friend has died.

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    Your feelings

    People describe having many different feelings after someone close to them has died.

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    Things that might help

    People find different types of support helpful after a relative or friend has died.

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    Starting to move on

    While life will change, most people find that they begin to adjust as time passes.

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    Prolonged grief

    If you continue to find life difficult after a bereavement, it is important to get help and support.