Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Seagull

  • Heartache and complicated grief

    Laurie Elise Gordon New York, New York, United States Because He Married A Succubus. Sveta Dorosheva, 2014. www.faithistorment.com Private Collection.   “To whom shall I tell this heartache?” – Old Russian song   Medicine is haunted by grief. In tense silences we may sense the specter. Grieving is a normal developmental process, but in some…