Year: 1971 Source: Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1971. p.159-169 SIEC No: 19870517

Prevention strategies are discussed with reference to the role of family & friends, professional help, & suicide prevention centres. Assumptions underlying suicide prevention are reviewed, & issues regarding the right to die are examined briefly. The book’s conclusion lists 11 facts about suicide that research has supported, & validates clinical experience as an important source of information about suicide. (LH)