First Committee Member
Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson, Chair
Second Committee Member
Third Committee Member
Graduate Faculty Representative
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The scope of this research serves to aid in the understanding and counseling of survivors of loved ones who have committed suicide. This study will examine the phenomenon of survivors; specifically, what occurs as survivors move through the experience of grief and loss, as well as their individual grieving processes. The grieving process of those who deal with suicidal deaths of loved ones will be examined. Themes that emerge within the experiences of the participants will be identified and examined. Further, recommendations for the clinical practice of current and future counselors for work with suicide survivors will be suggested. Recommendations for further research will also be offered.
Grief – Psychological aspects; Loss (Psychology); Suicide
Clinical Psychology | Counseling Psychology | Family, Life Course, and Society | Psychology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Van Der Pol, Sarah, "An examination of the grieving processes of suicide survivors" (2011). UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones. 1236.
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