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An examination of the early impact of bereavement on psychological distress in survivors of suicide.

The Gerontologist (Impact Factor: 3.21). 11/1987; 27(5):592-8. DOI: 10.1093/geront/27.5.592
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    • "Research has shown that suicide bereavement is unique and different than bereavement after a natural death (Jordon, 2001). For example, some studies have shown higher levels of anxiety among family members grieving a death by suicide when compared to a natural or accidental death (Farberow et al., 1987). Other findings have demonstrated that when a student commits suicide, there is a strong emotional reaction among friends and fellow students, especially with those who were already depressed or who were already contemplating suicide (Brent et al., 1989). "
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