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Pet bereavement

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 17 November 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1194
  1. Navin Chohan (
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    In this week's Soundings (p 1195), Trisha Greenhalgh describes the emotional consequences of losing a pet. Doctors often have to help patients who have suffered a loss, but what can they offer beyond the normal constraints of bereavement support and counselling? Is there something specific for those who have lost pets and need help to manage their grieving?

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