Year: 1977 Source: London: Wiley, 1977. 193p. SIEC No: 19831690

Description of a series of empirical studies carried out by a medical research unit in Edinburgh, Scotland. Topics discussed include epidemiological studies, clinical differences, socio-cultural aspects, psychological studies, the repetition of parasuicide and its prediction, the primary and secondary prevention of parasuicide and parasuicide in relation to suicide. (KB)