Year: 1998 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.28, no.3, (Fall 1998), p.302-308 SIEC No: 19981157

This article explores the anticipated bereavement experience of significant survivors following a physician-assisted suicide. Theoretical approaches to bereavement frame the discussion of possible reactions to suicidal death: psychodynamic, attachment theory, crisis theory, & cognitive theory. 3 case scenarios illustrate potential survivor reactions, with suggested intervention approaches. (28 refs.)