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Avoid medication if possible. If the grief reaction becomes abnormal, see Depression - F32# for advice on the use of antidepressants.

Disturbed sleep is to be expected.  If severe insomnia occurs, short-term use of hypnotic drugs may be helpful but use should be limited to 2 weeks.

Last edited: 5/12/2003

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