Year: 1989 Source: New York: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1989. p.233-260 SIEC No: 19910038

Uses a life span development approach to help in the understanding of suicidal behavior. The authors review seven principles of the life span perspective. They present a model suicide trajectory to demonstrate the many factors that contribute to suicide. They use this model to discuss common traits & differences in suicidal behavior throughout the life span.(27 refs.) (VM)