Year: 1982 Source: Omega, v.13, no.2, (1982-1983), p.145-157 SIEC No: 19830713

Attitudes toward suicide & death across 2 generations were studied in order to explain increasing suicide rates among youth. Findings indicate that the younger generation hold more accepting attitudes towards suicide & death than does their parental generation. Also suggests that attitudes & values towards suicide can shift within a generation.