The feeling we experience when we have an emotional or physical reaction in response to a death is known as grief. Find out more about the signs and symptoms of grief and what you can do to feel better after a loss.
Is grief a mental illness? Yes, according to proposed revisions to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), if the symptoms continue beyond a two-week period. No, you didn't misread it, all that crushing sadness, crying, lack of appetite and sleeplessness that follows the loss of a loved one could soon be diagnosed as…