Year: 2000 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.30, no.1, (Spring 2000), p.1-7 SIEC No: 20010596

The ways in which the key words “family”, “mental illness”, & “suicide” are interpreted in the context of research into suicide will influence the formation of theories, the interpretation of results, & the development of suicide prevention strategies. It is argued there is no general agreement about the meaning of these words. (23 refs.)