Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Robak, R. W. 2010. Grief. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Grief is usually defined as a person's constellation of responses to bereavement. These include thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that accompany coping with and adjusting to a loss. As a universal human phenomenon, grief has biological, cultural, and uniquely individual components.