Year: 1990 Source: SIEC Current Awareness Bulletin, v.4, no.2, (Winter 1990), p.3-4 SIEC No: 19901777

This review of a reference book on suicide describes the various topics covered, such as: the history of suicide, literary references, organizations, & numerous aspects of the nature of suicide. The reviewer feels the authors summarize points well, but he asserts they do not provide a perspective on what is most important. The book provides over 500 entries, but the reviewer feels it does not show a good overall perspective of suicide. (VM)