What is Disenfranchised Grief?

You are here:
Estimated reading time: < 1 min
In this article


The grief encountered when a loss is experienced and cannot be openly acknowledged, socially sanctioned or publicly shared.


Those at risk include partners of HIV/AIDS patients, ex-spouses, ex-partners, fiancées, friends, lovers, mistresses, co-workers, and children experiencing the death of a step-parent, the mother of a stillborn delivery or a terminated pregnancy.


If you found this article informative and useful share it with your friends and colleagues.

Was this article helpful?
Dislike 0
Views: 54