Year: 1999 Source: Proceedings of The Pavese Society Newsletter, v.10, (1999), p.16-19 SIEC No: 19990203

This article is the professional autobiography of Jan Beskow- a leading expert in suicidology in Sweden. Beskow describes both her personal and professional life, including a Chairmanship at the University of Umea, an advisory position on the Sweden National Board Of Health and representation of Sweden at the International Association For Suicide Prevention. Beskow discusses her suicide-based thesis, and describes her philosophy on suicide studies,other researchers,and challenges in the field.