1. The current tragic collapse of the Surfside building in Miami is triggering e

1. The current tragic collapse of the Surfside building in Miami is triggering extensive grief and mourning for the families, friends, and communities who sustained losses. Some might argue that this major event could place the mourners at risk for complicated grief reactions. Your textbook identifies and discusses 4 risk factors for complicated grief. Which of these 4 factors do you think apply to the individuals, families, and communities grieving the Surfside building collapse? Explain and give examples. 2. Find a news article on the internet related to the Surfside building collapse and read about an individual, family, or community’s response to the event. Give a specific example of how the article or a quote from it portrays one of Kubler Ross’s stages of grief (i.e., denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance). Include a link to the article in your discussion answers. 3. There has been a longstanding debate about the line between complicated versus normal grief and whether or not to classify complicated grief as a psychological diagnosis. Currently, a diagnosis of Prolonged Grief Disorder is proposed for the next edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Psychiatric Disorders (DSM). Read the article “Is Grief an Illness? The Debate Heats Up” https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=154944 Based on the arguments in this article, are you for or against diagnosing this as a disorder? Explain why or why not. Be sure to cite at least 2 points from the article to back up and explain your position.

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