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City Hospitals Make Comfort a Priority for Teens - NY1

City Hospitals Make Comfort a Priority for Teens - NY1 | Grief | Scoop.it
NY1 City Hospitals Make Comfort a Priority for Teens NY1 Two years ago the city-run Health and Hospitals Corporation launched its teen health improvement program to help doctors communicate better with adolescent patients in an effort to be more...
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The Impact of Divorce Upon Children - A Thesis Study in Grief, Trauma, and Stress Children Face When Parents Divorce

The Impact of Divorce Upon Children - A Thesis Study in Grief, Trauma, and Stress Children Face When Parents Divorce | Grief | Scoop.it
When a marriage ends in divorce all individuals connected to the relationship are impacted. There are perhaps none so affected as children. Because of their innocence and immaturity, children are...

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Helping children respond to death

Helping children respond to death | Grief | Scoop.it

'Is dad all right in heaven?''

''Is it OK that we laugh and joke even though we are sad he is gone?''

These are some of the questions bereaved children have asked childhood grief  counsellor Dianne McKissock.

About one in 20  children will have a parent who dies by the time they turned  16, she says, adding it is important to use the words death and dying instead of  euphemisms. She says words like ''lose'' confuse children, who may wonder where  their parent has gone

 


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