Year: 1981 Source: Nursing, Law & Ethics, (January 2 1981), p.1-3+ SIEC No: 19860315

Margot Fromer states that traditional medical & nursing treatment, which has been directed toward physically preventing suicide & providing counselling, has not prevented the number of suicides in the U.S. from increasing. In this article, Fromer examines the belief that suicide is wrong & should be prevented at all costs. 10 ref. (NBB)