Dr Rachel Andrew: Disbelief to denial and the long journey of two sons

A carer-child bond is often the most important and lasting relationship in a person’s life, even when it is not a particularly healthy one. A sudden, unexplained death of a close parent can be extremely traumatic. Mark and Anthony Darwin will have experienced a range of emotions given the news of their father’s “death”: people can feel angry, responsible, sad, regretful, guilty and helpless.

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