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Griffin, Eve and McMahon, Elaine M (2019) Suicide bereavement support: a literature review. Cork: National Suicide Research Foundation.

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The primary aims of this report are to provide a review of literature relating to suicide bereavement support with an emphasis on evidence-based interventions and to identify examples of current suicide bereavement support practice in Ireland and internationally.


Therefore this report has five main sections, addressing the following aims:

  1. To introduce and provide and understanding of suicide bereavement
  2. To identify supports offered to and utilised by individuals bereaved by suicide
  3. To summarise evidence for interventions tailored for those bereaved by suicide
  4. To present case studies illustrating community responses to suicide internationally
  5. To describe policy and case studies of suicide bereavement services in Ireland
Date:May 2019
Pages:40 p.
Publisher:National Suicide Research Foundation
Place of Publication:Cork
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > self-destructive behaviour > suicidal behaviour / suicide
L Social psychology and related concepts > Life event > Change or event related to family or friend > Death of family member or close friend
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > International aspects

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