Year: 1989 Source: Madison, Conn.: International Universities Press, 1989. p.171-181 SIEC No: 19900480

This discussion of suicide & affective disorders includes an attempt to define the affective disorders & a brief review of evidence that they are valid diagnostic categories; a review of finding of major studies linking suicide with the affective disorders; and an examination of the problems of treating affective disorders with a view to suicide prevention. 44 refs. (LH)