Year: 1985 Source: National Conference on Youth Suicide, (1985: Washington, D.C.), p.309-312 SIEC No: 19871828

Dr. Pardes reviews current knowledge about the epidemiology & demography of suicide, & urges health care professionals to utilize present knowledge in prevention activities. He stresses the importance of learning more about all aspects of suicide & to communicate that knowledge to others. We must foster constant interchange between caregivers & researchers, he states, in order to give those at risk the most appropriate & effective care. (NBB)