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This chapter presents theoretical & therapeutic principles of family therapy in the treatment of suicidal elderly. The premise is that suicide is based on a crisis, often the last in a series of crises. Therefore, the development & fate of these crises & the role of the family in their resolution & cure are also discussed. (21 refs.)