Aftermath of a Death: Procedures for Staff. Sandra Waring, MSN, CNN, CPHQ Richard Russo, MSW, CSW. Death is a fearful thing. William Shakespeare Death! thou comest when I had thee least in mind! Unknown
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Sandra Waring, MSN, CNN, CPHQ
Richard Russo, MSW, CSW
Death! thou comest when I had thee least in mind!
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.
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“the reaction to the loss of a loved person, or to the loss of some abstraction which has taken the place of one, such as one’s liberty.”
An attempt to get rid of the anger by displacing or projecting it onto someone else