Year: 1992 Source: New York: The Guilford Press, 1992. p.65-87 SIEC No: 19930291

This chapter notes the complexity & multidimensionality of suicide & briefly reviews the classical suicide typologies of Durkeim, Freud, Menninger, Baechler, & Shneidman, noting that these reflect the professional disciplines of their creators. It also discusses types of nonfatal suicide attempts, indirect self-destructive behaviors, ideas, & other deaths, aw well as the classification systems of suicidal behavior & ideas as formulated by the Beck Committee, Jobes, Ellis, & Maris. (36 Refs.)