Year: 1985 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, (13th: 1985: Vienna), 3p. SIEC No: 19861109

This paper examines cultural attitudes toward suicide & in particular, forms of suicide that are accepted & those that are rejected. The author defines acceptable suicide as an act that fulfills cultural expectations. The author explores both forms of suicide in Indian culture. 5 Ref. (NBB)