Friday, August 23, 2013

Grief Brief 3 - Grief or Depression

Grief and depression are different conditions. 

With grief, the world looks poor and empty.
With depression, the person feels poor and empty. 

Although depression may exist during bereavement, it seems to be a transient state. If depression debilitates the bereaved for an extended period, professional practitioners might be considered.

My name is Tracy Renee Lee.  I am a funeral director, author and freelance writer.  I write books, weekly articles and brief tips on understanding and coping with grief.  It is my life's work to comfort the bereaved and help them live on. 

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