Year: 1968 Source: New York: Harper & Row, 1968. p.74-97 SIEC No: 19871011

Presents information on various theories of suicide including the formulations of Durkheim, Henry & Short, Gibbs & Martin along with theories such as social isolation, social integration, & psychopathology. The theories are said to reflect a controversy regarding the psychiatric thesis & the sociological thesis & is is postulated that the continued study of suicide will eventually provide a bridge between the opposing views. (LH)