Year: 1971 Source: Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1971. p.65-73 SIEC No: 19870506

Suicide occurs in a social context & the presence & nature of social relationships influence suicidal behavior. The discussion includes marital status, the marital relationship, general social relationships, the suicidal adolescent’s social relationships & loss experiences. The authors conclude that good social integration is insurance against suicide. 11 Refs. (LH)