Year: 1995 Source: New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, Inc., 1995. p.7-39 SIEC No: 19950829

The most immediate impact of suicide is upon family & friends. This chapter reviews theoretical & empirical studies on how bereavement after suicide differs from bereavement reactions to other types of deaths. This chapter also reviews factors affecting bereavement, studies on how people cope with a death by suicide as well as assessments & intervention for persons bereaved by suicide. (115 refs.)