Year: 1982 Source: Journal of Vocational Behavior, v.21, no.2, (1982), p.206-223 SIEC No: 19831769

Reviews the literature dealing with the relation of occupation to suicide for 3 categories: health care providers, managerial & professional persons, & military & paramilitary personnel. Evidence relating to group differences in suicidal behavior is assessed. Sources of inaccuracy in suicide statistics are identified, & theories explaining variations in the incidence of suicide are considered. Recommendations for intervention and prevention within the occupation setting are presented.