Year: 1957 Source: Toronto, Ont.: McGraw Hill, 1957. p.187-193 SIEC No: 19832504

This chapter offers suicide prevention tips such as: early recognition of mental depression, insomnia, anorexia, loss of interest & drive, the mood reaction; use of barbiturates; carry out psychological tests; educate families; encourage suicidal individuals to go to psychiatric clinics; instruct police officers on how to deal with suicidal situations; stricter controls over prescription drugs; follow-up treatment; registration of suicide attempters; & educate the public. (6 ref.)