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Recent Bereavement as a Cause of Mental Illness

  • C. Murray Parkes (a1)

Two hundred years ago “griefe” was officially regarded as a cause of death. It is doubtful if the Registrar-General would accept such a diagnosis today but the loss of a loved person continues to be seen as a cause of a wide variety of physical and mental ailments.

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Recent Bereavement as a Cause of Mental Illness

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