Year: 1973 Source: International Conference for Suicide Prevention, (7th: 1973: Amsterdam), p.324-329 SIEC No: 19870443

Although Western countries pride themselves on having freed themselves of taboos, the author notes that suicide, & death in general , are taboos in our culture. Various aspects of this taboo are discussed & the need to divest suicide of its taboo is emphasized. 6 refs. (LH)