Year: 1982 Source: Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, v.19, no.2, (1982), p.129-135 SIEC No: 19831581

The perplexing and often misunderstood phenomenon of suicide involving concentration camp survivors is analyzed in this article from the standpoint of a survivor who is also an expert. The phenomenon is compared to data for the general population and considered from the pre-war persecution and post-war stages of development.