Grief can affect every aspect of a person's being. Consequently symptoms can be far-ranging and complex. At Bill Jacobs LPCC, we make every effort to treat people who have suffered loss with dignity and sensitivity as the basis for our counseling.
Here are some of the symptoms ordered by how they affect us.
- Hyperactive or hypoactive
- Feelings of disconnect
- Physical distress (headaches, nausea, etc.)
- Change in appetite
- Weight change
- Sleeping problems
- Shortness of breath
- Constriction in the throat
- Hallucinations (as seeing or hearing the deceased)
- Overly sensitive
- Lack of initiative
- Slowed thinking
- Dreams of the deceased
- Sense the loved one’s presence
- Looking for the deceased
- Needing to retell the story of the loved one’s death
Important facts about grief.
How to tell if you or someone you know is grieving.
Sometimes if the natural grieving process is inhibited, grief can take unhealthy forms.
How we help with complicated grief.
Research shows there are a number of things grieving people can do to help themselves.
Facing pain in children is difficult for adults. Consequently, children are sometimes not given the help they need to process their grief.
Where to find help in Albuquerque.
An example of unresolved grief.