Year: 2001 Source: Crisis, v.22, no.2, (2001), p.74-78 SIEC No: 20020177

This paper examines the uniqueness of suicide survivor grief & how best to help survivors. It is suggested that their grief may be too quickly viewed as pathological, resulting in the premature medicalization of basically normal reactions. It is time for professionals & nonprofessionals to recognize boundaries & work toward mutual goals of health for those persons left behind after a suicide. (29 refs.)