Year: 1994 Source: Death Studies, v.18, no.4, (July-August 1994), p.361-374 SIEC No: 19940833

Various systems of psychotherapy are reviewed for their suitability with suicidal clients. Psychoanalysis & cognitive therapy are discussed in detail; mention is made of primal therapy, transactional analysis, Gestalt therapy, reality therapy, person-centered therapy, existential analysis, & Jungian analysis. Consideration of the major systems of psychotherapy for the treatment of suicidal people highlights the treatment options available. (36 refs.)