Year: 1972 Source: Nashville: Abingdon, 1972. 251p. SIEC No: 19871255

This book is written in the hope that increased awareness of the sociology and the psychology of suicide, as well as better understanding of the philosophical and theological issues involved, will result in more effective suicide prevention. Chapter headings: People Who Kill Themselves, The Science of Suicidology, Preventing Suicide, The Aftermath of Suicide, Philosophical Foundations, The Rational Suicide, and Religion and Suicide.