Year: 1981 Source: Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, (11th: 1981: Paris), pp.506-510 SIEC No: 19850240

A comprehensive article describing a bereavement group formed to assist parents who had experienced the loss of a child by suicide. A description of the group members & the circumstances surrounding their child’s suicide is included. 4 family reactions to this loss predominated: prohibition of grief, disruption of coping devices, isolation of the bereaved, & a crisis in parental identity & personal control.(NBB)