Year: 1990 Source: Catholic New Times, v.14, no.11, (May 27, 1990), p.3 SIEC No: 19910326

This article discusses the misconceptions that many people have about suicide. The author asserts most people blame a person who commits suicide for not being strong enough, & the family for not being supportive enough. He states that mental illness is usually the cause of suicide. He asserts that depression is a highly curable medical illness, & lists the signs of depressive illness, as well as a number of questions to ask to determine if the signs are present. (VM)