Year: 2000 Source: Death Studies, v.24, no.2, (March 2000), p.157-162 SIEC No: 20000178

Building on a 1997 paper by Lester (see SIEC #971271) on shame & suicide, the case of a woman who made a serious attempt to kill herself is presented. Her attempt was largely motivated by shame. The therapeutic strategies employed are described. The case was brought to a successful resolution. (6 refs.)