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Suicide survivor"s handbook a guide to the bereaved and those who wish to help them by Trudy Carlson

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Published by Benline Press in Duluth, Minn .
Written in English


  • Suicide -- Psychological aspects,
  • Bereavement -- Psychological aspects,
  • Suicide victims -- Family relationships

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-142) and index.

StatementTrudy Carlson.
LC ClassificationsHV6543 .C37 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination150 p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1133863M
ISBN 100964244306
LC Control Number94096837

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