Grief, Loss and Dissociative Identity Disorder

Art by Rob Goldstein


According to the National Institute of Health, the sudden death of a family member is one of the most painful emotional experiences a person can face. “Shock, anguish, loss, anger, guilt, regret, anxiety, fear, loneliness, unhappiness, depression, intrusive images, depersonalization, and the feeling of being overwhelmed are but a few of the sentient states grieving individuals often describe….Healthy, generally adaptive people likely have not experienced such an emotional roller coaster, and typically find the intense, uncontrollable emotionalism of acute grief disconcerting or even shameful or frightening.The National Institute of Health

It’s almost six weeks since the sudden death of my Sister.

I went to Richmond for her funeral and returned to San Francisco.

For a few days, I was fine and resumed blogging.

Then came grief, identity confusion, immobilizing depression, anxiety,
and despair.

People with chronic illnesses must learn to cope with the normal stress of everyday life while…

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