Year: 1960 Source: Medical Science, (July 25,1960), p.78-94 SIEC No: 19820083

Death by suicide is a common occurrence. Actually, as many people die by suicide as of hepatic cirrhosis. The recognition of the serious suicidal threat is obviously of the highest importance. The family physician is usually the first to see the suicidal patient. This article helps the physician to recognize the signs of impending suicide.