Year: 1983 Source: Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1983. 294p. SIEC No: 19832654

This book uses art works depicting self destructive behavior as the starting point for a thorough study of suicide & suicide prevention. The author analyzes 80 suicide images from all periods of art history & from many nations, providing the reader with a psychological, cultural & historical perspective of suicide. Includes appendices of artists who painted suicidal themes & artists who committed suicide.(DD)