Year: 1965 Source: Medical Journal of Australia, v.52, no.25, (1965), p.911-920 SIEC No: 19841472

Paper discusses the global demography of suicide. Statistics are provided on various countries, age & sex differences & social class. Discusses Western Australian case studies based on methods, seasonal incidences, & time of suicides. States that suicide is not an isolated social phenomenom & discusses societal factors which contribute to the problem.