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A special scar : the experiences of people bereaved by suicide

Author: Alison Wertheimer
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Taylor & Francis, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Looks in detail at the stigma surrounding suicide and offers practical help for survivors, relatives and friends of people who have taken their own life.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Wertheimer
ISBN: 0415220262 9780415220262 0415220270 9780415220279
OCLC Number: 45620800
Description: xvi, 270 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction --
1. Suicide: an introduction --
2. Survivors of suicide --
pt. 2. Aspects of suicide bereavement --
3. Meeting the survivors --
4. When the suicide happens --
5. Looking back --
6. Why did it happen? The search for understanding --
7. inquest --
8. Funerals --
9. Facing suicide as a family --
10. impact of suicide on individual family members --
11. Facing the world --
12. Looking for support --
13. Facing the feelings --
14. Finding a way through --
pt. 3. Responding to people bereaved by suicide --
15. Meeting the needs of survivors --
16. Groups for people bereaved by suicide --
17. Counselling people bereaved by suicide.
Responsibility: Alison Wertheimer.
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'The first edition of this important book opened our eyes to the special needs of people bereaved by suicide. Since that time the author and others have increased our understanding of these needs and Read more...

 
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