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why limit PGD?

Posted by ss975 on 25 Aug 2009 at 19:38 GMT

Why should PGD be limited to just those who have lost someone through death? What about children who have been left behind by a parent, person whose significant other has left them, etc. These people also may be feeling extreme grief for extended periods of time. Inclusion of these populations may make your study stronger and allow for a wider population to attain diagnosis and treatment. Are there drugs to help with extreme grief? If not, should some be identified? Maybe drug identification would be included with the same efforts of PGD inclusion in the DSM-V and ICD-11 diagnosis guidelines (?).

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