Sudden Death Case Study

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Coping Strategies in Sudden Death

Case 1: CHERRY
Talk to someone. By sharing to trusted people what Cherry really feels, trying to let the feelings out somehow it helps it to ease the pain Try to look at brighter side of things. Cherry mentioned that “life must go on” even without the loved one. And Cherry believed that even her loved one want her to be happy and move on with her life and begin a new life.

Grieving the loss of a loved one can fill our minds and hearts with many sad and painful feelings. It is healing to replace negative thoughts with more positive ones. In times of sadness, feeling positive can help to uplift one from a negative to a more positive state of mind. They think positively and know that this time will pass
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But when their journey ends, and the sorrow of loss is examined, there is often a new understanding that the loss began to happen long ago. This final step was just that the final step of the journey.
The end of a long, tiring journey must have some reward. In this case it's the end of suffering. It's also the beginning of a different kind of life for the bereaved. Feeling relief over that is natural, normal and compassionate (Bursack, 2018).

Seek help from close family members or friends. When Jack feels the grief continues for so long and feels that life is not worth living and unable to function, Jack used to seek help from them.

Those who have experienced and recovered from a deep loss may be more equipped to relate to and meet the relational needs of those around them. They will be more attuned to the necessity for and functions of social connection and will be more able to capitalize on these functions in social interaction. After reviewing relevant literature, Rask, Kaunonen, and Paunonen-Ilmonen (2002) concluded: “The adaptive recovery from the death of a loved one improves social and cognitive resources” (p.
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In particular, the ability to ultimately find meaning in their loss influenced Purple’s coping processes and adaptation, as well as Purple’s willingness to move forward in life without its loved one.

Purple keeping the old way of being with its loved one, allowing her family to discover a healthy balance between honoring the past and moving toward a new beginning and had Trust in God after all the negativity that she have been through.

It is also important to honor your loss in your own personal way. Consider what would be the most meaningful way to honor your loss whether that includes creating a ritual, gathering with friends, doing volunteer work, or visiting a meaningful place and incorporate it regularly into your life. Do what feels special to you.
In Arizona, Irwin Sandler, Sharlene Wolchik, and Tim Ayers (2008) have added to our thinking on resilience. They prefer the term “adaptation” to “recovery.” Those mourners who make a good or effective adaptation to the loss have made a “resilient adaptation.” Sandler’s group has identified both risk and protective factors in their study of parentally bereaved children and their families that lead to a good (resilient) or a less good adaptation to the loss. By focusing on positive as well as negative outcomes, a resilient approach goes beyond the more narrow focus of pathological

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