GRIEF By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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 BEREAVEMENT ANGST BARGAINING STAGE THANATOMIMESIS SIGNIFICANT OTHER DEATH-ANXIETY SCALES AROUSAL JAG DEATHBED ESCORTS AND VISIONS PAIR BOND ANESTHETIC Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GRIEF," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/grief/ (accessed April 23, 2021).