Year: 1981 Source: Bibliotheca Psychiatrica, no.160, (1981), p.62-66 SIEC No: 19850499

In the Federal Republic of Germany, it is necessary to justify the assertion that suicide prophylaxis is an important part of humane medical treatment & a humane society. Nearly all diseases and disturbances having psychological bearing are associated with suicide. The general practitioner, in particular, is in position to recognize & treat these conditions at any early age.