Year: 1991 Source: New York: Plenum Press, 1991. p.231-258 SIEC No: 19910392

This article defines normal, uncomplicated bereavement of youngsters of different ages, & compares it to the bereavement of suicide survivors. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is also described, as well as complicating factors such as lack of social support, vulnerability & a lack of resilience. The authors present information on increased suicide by those exposed to suicide, & provide postvention techniques to block imitative suicides. (VM)