Uncomplicated vs. Complicated Grief Responses


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Which of the following is a person with uncomplicated grief most likely to experience in the years following a major loss?

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1. A woman who lost her brother a year ago bursts out crying at work on the anniversary of his death. Which of the following can be said about this situation?

2. When a person is experiencing complicated grief, what is a common reaction of their loved ones and friends?

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About This Quiz &Worksheet

When someone experiences loss, he or she may feel complicated or uncomplicated grief. This quiz/worksheet will test your understanding of the difference between these two concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • An experience that may make it more likely that a person will experience complicated grief
  • Common reaction of a person's loved ones and friends when they are experiencing complicated grief
  • Experience a person with uncomplicated grief will most likely have in the years following a major loss

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related social science lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast types of grief from the lesson, such as complicated grief and uncomplicated grief
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding one of the most common reasons why a person may avoid getting back to usual activities when they experience complicated grief

Additional Learning

Want to know more? The lesson called Uncomplicated vs. Complicated Grief Responses will address the following objectives:

  • Define grief process, acute grief, integrated grief, and abiding grief
  • Explain examples of the different types of grief
  • Detail situations that are likely to cause complicated grief