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A Pandemic of Loss: Coping with Grief

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1.  ____________ occurs when something is left behind – by choice or by circumstance.
  1. Grief
  2. Mourning
  3. Loss
  4. None of the above
2.  The beliefs that ground, secure, or orient people, that give a sense of reality, meaning, or purpose to life is:
  1. the religious world
  2. the assumptive world
  3. the symbolic world
  4. the secondary world
3.  Grief reactions can include:
  1. emotional responses
  2. physical symptoms
  3. cognitive changes
  4. all of the above
4.  Grief following a death during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic may be complicated by:
  1. an in-person funeral
  2. regular visitation at the hospital prior to the death
  3. questions about the circumstances of the death
  4. a solid support system
5.  Ambiguous loss is associated with:
  1. sudden loss
  2. a loss in which there is confusion or uncertainty
  3. alternative ways to memorialize
  4. a persistent form of intense grief
6.  Disenfranchised grief results when a loss is:
  1. not socially sanctioned
  2. not openly acknowledged
  3. not publicly mourned
  4. all of the above
7.  _______________________refers to the factors that limit support, generating disenfranchisement and difficulty in constructing meaning or understanding of the loss.
  1. Empathetic failure
  2. Invisible grief
  3. Intensified grief
  4. Grief failure
8.  A primary focus of interventions for disenfranchised grief must include:
  1. tele-therapy
  2. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  3. absence of mourning rituals
  4. legitimizing the loss and validating the grief reaction
9.  The Dual Process Model highlights the oscillation between the __________-oriented and ____________ - oriented aspects of the grief process.
  1. grief/mourning
  2. ambiguous/restoration
  3. loss/restoration
  4. loss/grief
10.  Future considerations for social work practitioners include:
  1. increase risk of complicated grief
  2. organizational trauma
  3. continued financial stress
  4. all of the above