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Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children$
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Barbara Monroe and Frances Kraus

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199561643

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.001.0001

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Helping the family following suicide

Helping the family following suicide

(p.213) Chapter 17 Helping the family following suicide
Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Kari Dyregrov

Atle Dyregrov

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses in detail suicide, which occurs when a parent or a sibling decides to end his or her life. This kind of death can have devastating effects to those left behind. It is possible that the grief process can go awry when dealing with traumatic losses from suicide, which is why it is important that the impact of this certain mode of death should be understood and recognized in order to gain an idea of the adequate response to those who need help.

Keywords:   suicide, effects, grief process, traumatic losses, impact, mode of death, adequate response

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