Understanding Prolonged Grief Disorder and its Treatment


Grief is normal after the loss of someone close. However, sometimes the grieving process is derailed or becomes stuck, and a grieving person is unable to come to terms with their loss for an extended period of time.

The American Psychiatric Association recently announced the inclusion of a new diagnosis of Prolonged Grief Disorder in DSM5-TR. Learn more about this diagnosis and its treatment. Dr. Kathy Shear, Director of the Center for Complicated Grief, developed a time-limited therapy for PGD that has been proven efficacious in multiple NIMH-funded studies. She will speak about Prolonged Grief Disorder, including how it differs from other mental health issues. Grief and loss are universal experiences – join us to learn more.

November 11, 2021

Watch the replay