Year: 1997 Source: Crisis, v.18, no.3, (1997), p.143 SIEC No: 19971297

The author takes a sober view about suicide, pointing out that the problem is growing worse in Ireland. Meant for the Irish public, the book emphasizes Irish statistical & research data. Results show that people committing & attempting suicide suffer from a number of adverse social circumstances, traumas & failures & that families with suicidal members usually transmit their problems to subsequent generations. A summary of possible prevention measures is included.