Year: 1996 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.26, no.1, (Spring 1996), p.1-7 SIEC No: 19970641

In order to describe progress in suicidology, the author looks back to discuss well established concepts such as clues to suicide, ambivalence, crisis services, suicide consulations & psychological autopsies. Marilyn Monroe’s death is discussed. Author states that the chronically suicidal patients are at greater risk. Research on youth suicide is reported. Finally, the author looks ahead toward new developments in training & treatment.