Here’s a fascinating article from The New York Times. It’s called When Grief Won’t Relent.
In it, Jane Brodyshares some interesting ideas. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:
Though sometimes helpful, drugs are not the most effective way to treat the disorder, Dr. Shear said. Rather, an approach called complicated grief treatment, which relies heavily on strategies used in cognitive behavioral therapy, is most likely to achieve results in the shortest amount of time, she said.
Have a look at the full article for more of the author’s insights.