Year: 2000 Source: San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass Inc., 2000. p.82-105 SIEC No: 20030709

This chapter discusses differences in grieving dependant upon method of death (such as suicide or terminal illness). The author notes how eulogies must be sensitive to method of death in order to assist the audience with their feelings of grief. She states how she acknowledged suicide when presenting eulogies in relevant deaths. According to the author, acknowledging the death as a suicide & the associated feelings of anger, loss & shock in bereavement may defuse the shame the audience may be experiencing. (SC)