Year: 1986 Source: Family Therapy Networker, v.10, no.5, (September-October 1986), p.32-33 SIEC No: 19901442

Describes the use of strategic family therapy with a 15-year-old boy who threatened suicide on the anniversary of his brother’s suicide. The therapy emphasized giving the family members a sense of purpose by instructing them to perform good deeds on behalf of the dead brother/son.