Year: 1981 Source: Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1981. 375p. SIEC No: 19830337

The aim of this book is to provide an empirical basis for suicidology and the objectives are listed as the better understanding of self-destructive processes, the exploration of social and psychological dynamics of suicide, the provision of reliable life history data on experimental and control populations and the production of a theory of suicide. (KB)