Year: 1993 Source: New York: Springer Publishing Company, 1993. p.134-146 SIEC No: 19950404

Group therapy is intrinsically suited for elderly suicidal persons because of the prevalence of social isolation & loss. Groups psychotherapy helps to restore social cohesion. This chapter describes what group therapy can contribute, how & why it works, its major goals, patients who benefit most, major themes & procedures, & typical experiences that take place, especially as illustrated in one extensive case narration.