Answer the quiz questions below to see if you or a loved one may be suffering from complicated grief disorder (CGD)

Instructions: Below is a list of questions that relate to life experiences common among people who are experiencing a debilitating condition known as complicated grief. Please read each question carefully, and indicate how often you have experienced the same or similar challenges in the past few months.

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Do you experience intense sorrow and emotional pain many months after the loss?
Is it difficult to focus on anything other than your lost loved one?
Do you take measures to avoid anything that reminds you of the person you lost?
Do you have trouble accepting the death of your love one?
Do you feel numb or detached from other people or activities you once enjoyed?
Do you feel that life is meaningless and most activities have no purpose?
Do you become easily irritable or agitated?
Do you struggle with the belief that you could have prevented your loved one’s death?
Do you struggle to maintain a routine or engage in social activities after the loss?

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If you think you or someone you care about may be suffering from complicated grief or any other mental health condition, Psycom strongly recommends that you seek help from a mental health professional in order to receive a proper diagnosis and support. We have compiled a list of resources (some even offer free or low-cost support) where you may be able to find additional help at:

Last Updated: Mar 17, 2021