Year: 1985 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (13th: 1985: Vienna), 23p. SIEC No: 19861058

Farberow reviews progress & changes in attitudes toward suicide that have occurred over the past two & one-half decades. Three areas within which research-based, factual information might be available,are attitudes within the general public, the professional community, & the government. Rates of suicide for North America & other nations are presented, & research in the areas investigated is examined & interpreted in terms of changing attitudes.