Grief and bereavement in people with intellectual disabilities.

  title={Grief and bereavement in people with intellectual disabilities.},
  author={Philip C Dodd and Suzanne Guerin},
  journal={Current opinion in psychiatry},
  volume={22 5},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The aim of this article is to present and synthesize recent research on grief and bereavement in people with intellectual disabilities, incorporating relevant studies with the general population. RECENT FINDINGS Work in the general population is currently focusing on achieving greater clarity in our understanding of typical and atypical reactions to grief. Although much of this research is relevant to people with intellectual disabilities, this group also presents unique… CONTINUE READING

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