Year: 1981 Source: New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. 437p. SIEC No: 19842083

Book describes a study of 134 suicides committed during a 1-year period in St. Louis & environs. Author attempts to determine the antecedents of the suicides using 305 interviews with the victims’ close associates. Provides detailed case histories and discusses such topics as assessment, risk indicators, alcoholism & affective disorders.(DD)