In 2012, a panel of psychiatrists working on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders voted to remove the “bereavement exclusion” from major depression diagnoses.
Grief is not a mental disorder but part of life. Quick fixes do not occur, but a long process of adaptation. This article looks at the reality of dealing with grief instead of medicating it as a disorder.
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