Source: Glendale, California, Mobiltape Company: nd. 1 sound cassette (60 min.) SIEC No: 19860350

While acknowledging the importance of sociological & psychoanalytical approaches to suicide, Dr. Shneidman approaches this subject in a manner that is independent of the traditional formulations. Of importance, he states, is the determination of factors common to all suicides: when these have been established, he continues, we will begin to know where intervention can best take place. He addresses 10 common aspects of suicide & briefly summarizes implications for response & intervention.