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Bereavement 

Bereavement
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Bereavement
Author(s):

Victor Pace

, Adrian Treloar

, Sharon Scott

, and Max Watson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199237807.003.0066
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date: 20 January 2020

Introduction 273

Theories of grief and bereavement 274

Bereavement in people with dementia 279

Bereavement in carers of people with dementia 282

Providing bereavement support 284

The cost of commitment

Dr Colin Murray Parkes

Looking after the terminally ill does not end with their death. Because the family (in its broadest sense) is the unit of care, palliative care also involves itself with care of the bereaved....

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