Year: 1981 Source: New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1981. pp.13-23 SIEC No: 19900668

This chapter provides rates of suicide for 70 countries. The author also defines & chronicles the incidence of attempted suicide, chronic self destructive behaviour that hastens death, excessive risk-taking & repetitive self-injurious behaviour. Statistics on method, broken down by sex, are also provided for the U.S. & Great Britain. (VM)