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A unique and comprehensive handbook presenting the state-of-art in suicide bereavement support. Suicide is not merely the act of an individual; it always has an effecton others and can even increase the risk of suicide in the bereaved.The International Association for Suicide Prevention, the World HealthOrganisation, and others have recognized postvention as an importantstrategy for suicide prevention. This unique and comprehensivehandbook, authored by nearly 100 international experts, including researchers,clinicians, support group facilitators, and survivors, presentsthe state-of-the-art in suicide bereavement support.The first part examines the key concepts and the processes that thebereaved experience and illustrates them with illuminating clinical vignettes.The second and third parts look in detail at suicide support inall the most relevant settings (including general practices, the workplace,online and many others) as well as in specific groups (such ashealth care workers).In the concluding section, the support provided for those bereaved bysuicide in no less than 23 countries is explored in detail, showing thatpostvention is becoming a worldwide strategy for suicide prevention.These chapters provide useful lessons and inspiration for extendingand improving postvention in new and existing areas.This unique handbook is thus essential reading for anyone involved insuicide prevention or postvention research and practice.