Year: 1987 Source: London: Croom Helm, 1987. 188p. SIEC No: 19970356

Chapters in this book include: mental illness & suicide; physical illness & suicide; epilepsy & suicide; social relations of suicide (e.g. life events); accuracy of the suicide rate; undetermined, accidental & suicidal deaths; the aftermath of suicide; the prevention of suicide; & summary and conclusions. Appendices contain the questionnaire used in the clinical study; a patient’s view of lithium carbonate; & a list of 30 life events on which the suicide victims & controls were compared.