Review Article
Volume 13 Issue 5 - 2021
Grieving and Loss during Preschool and First School Age: (Mini Review)
K Sakellariou1*, N Panagou2, P Nakou3 and H Lazaratou4
1Special Teaching Staff (STS), Psychologist, Department of Child Psychiatry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Community Mental Health Center Byron-Kesariani, Eginitio Hospital, Athens, Greece
2Psychologist, Volunteer in Department of Child Psychiatry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Community Mental Health Center Byron-Kesariani, Eginitio Hospital, Athens, Greece
3Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, EFL/ESL Teacher, American Community Schools of Athens, Greece
4Professor of Child Psychiatry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 1st Department of Psychiatry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Community Mental Health Center Byron-Kesariani, Department of Child Psychiatry, Eginitio Hospital, Athens, Greece
*Corresponding Author: K Sakellariou, Special Teaching Staff (STS), Psychologist Department of Child Psychiatry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Community Mental Health Center Byron-Kesariani, Eginitio Hospital, Athens, Greece.
Received: March 20, 2021; Published: April 09, 2021


The following short article focuses on how children perceive and deal with grief and loss during preschool and first school age. It also refers to the stages of grief based on the developmental age of the children as they emerge from the international literature, as well as in the parameters that plays an important role in the processing of grieving for each child. Special mention is made in case of loss of one of the parents.

Keywords: Grieving; Loss; Development Phases; Effects of Parent’s Death


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Citation: K Sakellariou., et al. “Grieving and Loss during Preschool and First School Age: (Mini Review)”. EC Neurology 13.5 (2021): 24-29.

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