Is suicide bereavement different? A reassessment of the literature.

@article{Jordan2001IsSB,
  title={Is suicide bereavement different? A reassessment of the literature.},
  author={John R. Jordan},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={2001},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={
          91-102
        }
}
The question of whether suicide bereavement is different from mourning after other types of deaths has important theoretical and clinical implications. Some recent literature reviews have argued that the differences may be minimal. In contrast, this article suggests that suicide bereavement is distinct in three significant ways: the thematic content of the grief, the social processes surrounding the survivor, and the impact suicide has on family systems. In addition, problems in the methodology… CONTINUE READING

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