Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/3328
Title: The Effects of Preparedness for Suicide Following the Death of a Young Adult Child
Contributor(s): Maple, Myfanwy  (author)orcid ; Plummer, David (author); Edwards, Helen  (author); Minichiello, Victor  (author)
Publication Date: 2007
DOI: 10.1521/suli.2007.37.2.127
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/3328
Abstract: Suicide deaths are often viewed as sudden and unexpected. Research examining bereavement responses to suicide are generally set within this conceptual framework. Twenty-two parents were interviewed about their bereavement experience following the suicide death of a young adult son or daughter. Data analyzed using narrative methods revealed the concept of preparedness. Three distinct preparedness narratives were identified, termed turbulent-relief, tragedy, and reflective plots. The data presented here highlights the way in which these different situations influence the resultant grief. Understanding preparedness for suicide assists in explaining the variety of grief responses in parents bereaved in this manner.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 37(2), p. 127-134
Publisher: Guilford Publications Inc
Place of Publication: New York, USA
ISSN: 0363-0234
Field of Research (FOR): 111704 Community Child Health
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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