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Is it really that bad to be sad?   
Friday, 22 February 2013

Produced by Samara Barr

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Grieving has always been a natural process. But with recent changes to the mental health diagnoising manual, fears have been sparked about it becoming "medicalised". The debate is on whether bereavement should be classified and treated as major depression.

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Professor Dale Larson, Counselling Psychology at Santa Clara University
Christopher Hall, Director of Australian Centre of grief and bereavement

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Australian Centre of Grief and Bereavement
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