Doctors are being forced to make difficult choices regarding who gets ventilators in this pandemic. An expert argues why this has parallels with choices soldiers have to make during wartime.
Stress, loss, loneliness and isolation are key factors in clinical depression, which affects millions. The US was unprepared for COVID-19 – will it remain unprepared for its medical aftermath?
The books chosen as finalists in this year's Stella Prizes can help us draw on our innate resources. We can seek inner truths and explore ways to support each other thanks to these gifted writers.
Iranian leaders seem eager to use the powerful emotions surrounding his death to coalesce power around the regime. History shows that mass mourning is a powerful way to bring people together.
As Australia picks up the pieces after the fires, we must understand the unique grief Aboriginal people experience from a loss of country.
Grief has been thought to present itself in five stages, but newer studies into how people process grief shows that, in many ways, it never ends. Grief can be especially powerful at the holidays.
The world's first study of how grandmothers experience the death of their stillborn grandchild exposes a unique kind of grief. But there are many ways we can support them.
The aim was to understand intense social problems that accompany people's medical problems.
An anthology of Victorian women poets is a window into their thoughts and feelings during the first world war.
Rarely seen in the family album are photographs of funerals, burials and the suffering of those who are left to mourn.
With digital immortality comes fear of digital erasure from those who treasure messages and photos of dead loved ones.
When it comes to helping students who've lost a loved one, educators often don't know what to do or say. A pediatrician offers insights on how schools can support children in grief.
How do women decide whether – and what – to say about their pregnancy loss experiences on social media?
The process of grieving can happen in stages. But these stages are rarely experienced in the same way by one bereaved person and another.
The ability to help save other babies’ lives can make recovering from a big loss easier.
It's important to make genuine room for children in discussions about death, ritual planning and meaning-making.
A growing body of evidence points to how animals are aware of death, can experience grief and will sometimes mourn for or ritualize their dead.
Academic research brings people close together as they collaborate on shared goals and projects that often last decades. Saying goodbye to a collaborator can be as hard as saying goodbye to family.
It's hard to know where to start. But using the right language can help.
Why it's okay to use social media to mourn.