Above, mourners at Buckingham Palace after the death of Queen Elizabeth II, September 2022.
Below, mourners at the same place in August 1997.
How long did it last?
Studies have shown that for most people, the worst symptoms of grief — depression, sleeplessness, loss of appetite — peak at six months. As the first year continues, you may find these feelings ebb.https://beyond.life/help-centre/grief-loss-bereavement/how-long-does-grief-last/