Year: 1990 Source: Philadelphia: Charles Press, (1990). 236p. SIEC No: 19910558

This book is intended to present an account of the present understanding of suicide & how to prevent it. Topics include: a cognitive model of suicidal behaviour, suicide & violent death, biological factors in suicide, suicide & economic conditions, abused women & suicide in Melanesia, media coverage, an ecological analysis, psychotherapy, psychological perspectives, attempted suicide, public health approaches to prevention, problem-solving as a treatment method, bereavement, & Durkheim’s theory.