Year: 2001 Source: London, UK: Martin Dunitz Ltd., 2001. 286p. SIEC No: 20011202

This edited book has the following sections: epidemiology; theoretical models of suicide behaviour; risk groups for suicide (psychiatric disorders, personality disorders, somatic disorders, & social conditions); risk situations for suicide & risk assessment; treatment; special topics: the young & the elderly; & prevention (health care perspectives & public health perspectives). The book is directed at clinical psychiatrists & other physicians, as well as other staff who work with psychiatric patients, but who have no implicit knowledge of the field of suicidology.