Year: 1995 Source: New York, NY: Brunner/Mazel, 1995. p.158-169 SIEC No: 20011046

This chapter will delineate how society has viewed suicide over many centuries & how these varying perceptions have influenced the behaviour of suicide during the grief process. Additionally, suicide & societal response will be examined across the life span (childhood, adolescence, adulthood, & among the elderly)