Complex grief responses: Individual and group psychotherapy applications

[:en]Problem Statement and Need Meta-analyses report that up to 20% of grieving individuals struggle with excessive emotional pain, a sense of meaninglessness in life, and impaired social and occupational functioning-symptoms that typify complicated (or prolonged) bereavement. Individuals in complicated grief often seek out bereavement psychotherapy. For the mental health professional, this can be a complex therapeutic enterprise, demanding sophisticated competence in both assessment and intervention.[:]