Year: 1992 Source: The Illustrated Weekly of India, (May 2-8, 1992), p.25-29 SIEC No: 19930538

The author of this article reviews suicide rates in India and attempts to explore why these rates are increasing. The author also compares suicide rates in India with other countries as well as between different areas of India. Also, various theories of suicide and how they can help explain the rise in the suicide rate are explored.