How does grief affect the brain?

Grieving is something almost everyone will experience at some point in their life. It can be overwhelming and confusing, and it can make the death of a loved one difficult to deal with. But when someone is grieving, what exactly happens to their brain?

According to Dr. Lisa M. Shulman (opens in a new tab)neurologist at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, our brain perceives traumatic loss as a threat to our survival.

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