Source: London: Mental Health Research Fund, (nd). 16p. SIEC No: 19840500

The most serious consequence of depression is suicide. The pamphlet discusses the various factors that may affect the suicide rate, the psychiatric illnesses associated with suicide & the possible antecedents of the suicidal state. It discusses suicide & its link to manic-depression, the possible causes of depression & its treatment. It also offers suggestions for the prevention of suicide & depression. (MRE)