Year: 2000 Source: 17p. SIEC No: 20010306

This manuscript is targeted towards those who are seeking a deeper understanding of suicide prevention. The manuscript reviews past & future efforts of understanding suicide & suicide rates. The manuscript examines the authorÕs view of primary, secondary & tertiary suicide prevention. Several topics of information are included in the manuscript: suicide, childhood trauma, suicide prevention centers, restriction of access to lethal methods of suicide, aids & crime. The author concludes that suicideologists should broaden their approach to suicide prevention if they are to be more effective. (65 refs) (AK)