Year: 2001 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.31, no.1, (Spring 2001), p.1-8 SIEC No: 20010519

In this article, Shneidman shares some aspects of his private intellectual history, specifically as they relate to his half-century career as a suicidologist. Shneidman attributes his success to a happy combination of chance & a prepared mind, a concept which originated with Louis Pasteur.