Year: 1972 Source: Annual Conference for the International Assoc for Suicide Prevention, (6th: 1972: Mexico), p.19-31 SIEC No: 19880210

Dr. Stengel examines the need for definition & classification of suicidal acts, citing several situations in which presently-used categories are either ambiguous or inaccurate. He reviews attempts made to date by theorists to more precisely define acts of self destructive behavior. (NBB)