Year: 1981 Source: Omega, v.12, no.1, (1981), p.45-49 SIEC No: 19820585

Spiritualism is a religion whose beliefs include the idea that the spirit of deceased persons moves to a spirit world and that it is possible to communicate with these deceased spirits occasionally, through living persons known as mediums. Data involving the use of spiritualists, regardless of whether one accepts their beliefs or not may be or interest to students of suicidal behavior. This paper explores the views of spiritualism towards suicide and their potential use in its study.