Year: 1989 Source: Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1989, 241p. SIEC No: 19900585

This book contains selected readings from many fields of suicidology. The articles discuss themes such as: international trends in suicide; suicide in Ireland & Hungary; unemployment & mortality in Italy; the rate of suicide among 1st admission psychiatric patients; suicidal behavior in schizoaffective & schizophrenic patients; thought processes in suicide attempters; suicide & aggression; the methods of jumping & poisoning; & bereavement. (VM)