Comforting a grieving parent.

  title={Comforting a grieving parent.},
  author={Richard B. Dew},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={83 1},
Volume 83, Number 1 American Family Physician 79 Case Scenario A 42-year-old woman has been my patient for 17 years. She has always been upbeat and cheerful until recently, when her 16-year-old son was killed in a car wreck. I saw her three weeks later, and she wept throughout the visit. After a six-week trial of antidepressants, she is no better. What can physicians do to comfort grieving parents? 

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