Episode Notes

The 5 stages of Grief and Loss https://psychcentral.com/lib/the-5-stages-of-loss-and-grief/

American Psychological Association definition of Alcohol Disorder http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/alcohol-disorders.aspx

Research Study on why psychologists shouldn’t Diagnose a Mental Disorder after a client has lost a loved one

http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/201/1/9

Axelrod, Julie. "The 5 stages of loss and grief." Psych Central (2006).

Bonanno, G. A. (2004). Loss, trauma, and human resilience: have we underestimated the human capacity to thrive after extremely aversive events?. American psychologist, 59(1), 20.

"When I die I don't light any candles or pray or put a picture of me and talk to it. Just hang out with your friends and enjoy life like you always have"

Angel L. Ferrer 

In this episode Angelo talks about losing his father 8 years ago and dealing with his death. He also goes over how psychology defines a drinking problem and how he controlled his drinking after his father died. 

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