Title

A Suicide in Group: A Case of Functional Realignment

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-1-1994

Department

Psychology

Abstract

This article explores the consequences of a therapy group member's suicide on a group's interaction and coping style. The exploration takes an ethnographic approach, which emphasizes a deep description of the circumstances surrounding the group member's death, the meaning of that action for the members, including the therapists, and the group coming to terms with the crisis.

Publication Title

International Journal of Group Psychotherapy

Volume

44

Issue

2

First Page

153

Last Page

168