GRIEF By N., Sam M.S. - 232 The anguish that a person will experience after a significant loss like the death of a beloved person. Distinguished from mourning and bereavement as may not produce a strong emotional response. GRIEF: "Grief is a strong emotional response to loss." Related Psychology Terms The Effects of Trauma on Clients and Counselors Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Selecting a Diagnosis MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (ETIOLOGY) Identifying Relevant Theories and Models EXOTIC PSYCHOSES Developing a Case Study CHILD PSYCHIATRY Characteristics and Behaviors of Effective Counseling Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GRIEF," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/grief/ (accessed January 29, 2023).