Year: 1992 Source: New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1992. 110p. SIEC No: 19940604

This book examines the biological, psychological, & social causes of self-destructive behaviour & describes the warning signs that precede it. The history of suicide & various cultural attitudes toward suicide are explored. Bereavement issues, & treatment & prevention strategies are also discussed. An extensive list of institutions & services in Canada & the USA is provided. (3 appendices, 1 reading list)