Year: 1966 Source: Mental Hygiene, v.50, no.3, (1966), p.337-339 SIEC No: 19840042

This article discusses the interaction of culture & suicide in Japan. The influences of child-parent relations, impact of war, & cultural values on attitudes toward suicide are examined. Characteristics of suicide in Japan are listed & possible functions of suicide in Japanese culture are presented. (2 refs) (SC)