Year: 1991 Source: New York: Plenum Press, 1991. p.259-279 SIEC No: 19910393

This article reviews research on survivors of the suicide of a loved one. The author discusses studies comparing suicide & nonsuicide bereavement; survivor reactions in families & caregiver relationships; the impact of suicide on caregivers, hospital staff, & hospital & psychiatric patients; & outlines the impact of a therapist’s suicide on patients. The evaluation & characteristics necessary for bereavement programs are also discussed. (VM)