Suicide-specific case studies

Identify one of the suicide-specific case studies from Ch. 11.
Answer the following questions about your selected case study:

  1. How prevalent is this type of suicide, either worldwide or the U.S. (or your country if not located in the U.S.)?
  2. What are two or three tasks of mourning that a psychology professional should be mindful of with suicide? Boldface these.
  3. What is one guideline for best practices with those who have lost a loved one to suicide? Underline this.
  4. What are two resources to direct someone to who has experienced the death of a loved one by suicide? Please be sure that one is local to you, and one is nationally available.
  5. What crisis intervention model (from Ch. 1) would you apply in a case such as this? Why?

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