Year: 1998 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.28, no.2, (Summer 1998), p.147-149 SIEC No: 19980834

Soubrier’s thoughts on the work of Erwin Ringel, who opened the Vienna Suicide Prevention Centre in 1960. Quotations are available from Stengel,Freud,Camus,and Soubrier on the topic of suicide as a parallel to war and self preservation. Further information is available on philosophies such as the Thanatos/Eros aspects of death, euthanasia in cancer patients,and suicide intervention as a form of crisis intervention. Ringel is a professor of the College du Medicine des Hospitaux de Paris.