Year: 1982 Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, v.27, no.6, (1982), p.444-448 SIEC No: 19830357

Describes a time-limited, structured program of support & assistance directed toward understanding & resolving the stresses unique to bereavement by suicide. Subjects typically expressed feelings of guilt, disbelief, abandonment, and ideation of the deceased, and stated that they had entered the program to get the suicide into perspective, deal with resultant family problems, and rebuild self-esteem.