Year: 1991 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (24th: 1991: Boston), p.154-155 SIEC No: 19930074

This panel discussion report covered presentations on postvention groups of young people at risk for suicide & intervention groups with depressed & suicidal geriatric patients. Discussion focussed on differences in the disparate age populations, settings, & procedures as well as areas in which there were surprising similarities. Panel comments are included regarding studies which do not support group interventions as being effective & successful in treating suicidal people.