Year: 1968 Source: New York: Harper and Row, 1968. 338p. SIEC No: 19831692

Fourteen readings on suicidal behavior; part 1 provides an overview of the problem and the variation in suicide rates and surveys the theories and reseach findings; part 2 deals with the individual case with papers on psychodynamics, psychoanalytic psychology, family problems and neuropsychiatric patients; part 3 covers aspects such as social status, occupational mobility, violent behavior, reactions to suicide and the judicial interpretation of suicide. (KB)