The Death of a Family Member Produces Feelings That Are
The death of a family member produces feelings that are similar to the feelings produced by:
The death of a family member is especially traumatic when it is:
C) caused by old age.
Rick and Judy have been searching for their eight-year-old son ever since he disappeared six months ago. They feel that they have exhausted every possible avenue in their search and are not sure which way to turn. Rick and Judy are suffering from:
A) ambiguous loss.
Ambiguous loss can be hard on families. One type is present in kidnapping, where the person is physically absent, but psychologically present. The other type is when a person is physically present, but psychologically absent. All of the following are examples of the second type of ambiguous loss EXCEPT:
A) a person in a coma.
B) a missing soldier.
C) an Alzheimer's patient.
D) an individual suffering from mental illness.