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No goodbyes and unending grief: Covid’s lasting torment


No goodbyes and unending grief: Covid’s lasting torment

Strict funeral rules are likely to raise the incidence of prolonged grief disorder, psychologists warn

Senior reporter

Covid-19 is giving rise to prolonged grief disorder for  heartbroken families who have lost loved ones to the virus.

As the number of Covid-19 deaths increases daily, more and more SA families are struggling with not having closure because of stringent restrictions to contain the spread of the virus.

Psychologists have warned that losing a loved one to Covid-19 or during the pandemic could complicate grief further...

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