Year: 1974 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, Supplementum 250, (1974), 305p. SIEC No: 19840976

This book examines suicide in people with schizophrenia & paranoid psychoses. A survey of existing literature in this area, methods in suicide research, & a description of the subject & control series in the authorÕs study are included. Chapters include: psychic conditions prior to the suicide; activity & attitudes toward the environment; suicidal threats & thoughts; previous suicide attempts; the suicide; sociological aspects & factors; & transformation analysis. The book concludes with a discussion of suicide prevention strategies. (78 refs) (SC)