Year: 1991 Source: Newslink, v.17, no.4, (Winter 1991), p.3-4,7 SIEC No: 19911220

This article discusses the problems with trying to determine the causes of suicidal behavior. The author states that we have to consider numerous factors, including genetic, biological, interpersonal, situational & psychodynamic influences. He asserts we cannot feel secure in our knowledge, because we have a great deal more to learn. He believes we should not restrict ourselves & others with labels like biological psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, or cognitive therapist. (VM)