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A Case For Grief

BY DANIEL GAITAN | Sometimes grieving shouldn’t be avoided, but encouraged. People facing terminal illness and families coping with the death of a loved one can find meaning in tragedy through the grieving process, says Dr. Robert Neimeyer. Neimeyer, a professor of psychology at the University of Memphis, studies the relationship between death, grief and loss. On Thursday, he will […]

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Raging Against The Dying Of The Light

When do we die? The legal and medical answer is when we experience loss of all brain function, or when cardiopulmonary activity stops. The biological answer, however, is when we lose our ability for integrated function— enough parts have ceased to function so that we cannot be put back together. The moment we call “death” […]

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