Year: 1993 Source: Ministry, (March 1993), p.25-28 SIEC No: 19940967

This article discusses the relationship between depression and suicide. The causes of depression are reviewed & are followed by an extensive discussion of the signs of depression. Questions are suggested which might help determine if someone is depressed. Treatment issues are the last topic examined. There is a discussion of how difficult it may be to get someone to seek help for their depression & the necessity for action where suicide seems to be a possibility. (6 refs.)