Anticipatory grief can be defined as the grieving of someone who is still alive and is common among caregivers of those with degenerative or terminal illnesses. Ambiguous loss can be a response to psychological absence as in a loved one who is physically present but not be emotionally or mentally available. These resources can help you recognize the signs of anticipatory grief and ambiguous loss and learn measures to manage the emotions involved.

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Anticipatory Grief and Ambiguous Loss