Year: 1988 Source: Suicide & Life Threatening Behavior, v.18, no.3, (1988), p.290-294 SIEC No: 19880714

The reviewer notes that this monograph surveys various aspects of the biology of suicide & includes an interesting preface by the editor containing a 17 statement summary of the major research findings. The 11 highly technical & abstract chapters which follow report on such topics as: biological markers for suicide risk, clinical electroencephalography, genetics & twin studies, electroconvulsive therapy, neurochemical findings, endocrinology & suicide. (GW)