Year: 1981 Source: Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, (11th: 1981: Paris), pp.511-522 SIEC No: 19850241

Bereavement by suicide & by homicide is discussed in this extensive article. Guilt on the part of the survivors is explored in detail, as is the support (or lack of support) family members receive from friends & relatives. Attitudes of police, medical examiners, & significant others on suicide & homicide are discussed. Homicide & suicide survivors are compared & the need for support groups is emphasized.(NBB)