Year: 1985 Source: Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1985. p.3-11 SIEC No: 19860562

The author claims that suicide statistics gives suicide a different character from one studied by clinician, & that suicides are social phenomenon. The demographics of suicide & the influences of social isolation are examined. Suicide attempts may reveal a social disorder & call for a change in the individual social ties. 12 ref. (HBB)