ERIC Number: EJ434162
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Social Reactions to the Survivor of a Suicide in the Family: A Review of the Literature.
Calhoun, Lawrence G.; Allen, Breon G.
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v23 n2 p95-107 1991
Reviews literature on reactions to family members surviving another member's suicide. Investigates three factors determining reaction of others to persons bereaved by suicide: cause of death, characteristics of deceased, and characteristics of respondent. Reviews perceptions that persons bereaved by suicide have of how others view them. Notes methodological flaws and limitations of current research. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A