Year: 1973 Source: International Conference for Suicide Prevention, (7th: 1973: Amsterdam), p.490-506 SIEC No: 19870471

The planning, preparation, start-up, course development of a psychotherapy groups for suicidal persons are described. The open-ended groups meets weekly & is facilitated by 2 therapists. Treatment modalities include didactic, analytic, gestalt, & behaviorist techniques. Various suggestions are offered to promote the successful running of such groups which are believed to be an effective means of suicide prevention. 11 refs. (LH)