Year: 1977 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (10th: 1977: Boston), p.133-135 SIEC No: 19860073

Fred Cutter traces art history from its beginnings in the western civilization 40,000 B.C., exploring themes of death & self-destructive behavior as they appeared during different eras. Themes of frustration & alienation in contemporary artare examined. He feels that visual art is an optimal source of material for a public health education approach to suicide prevention. 3 ref. (NBB)