Year: 2001 Source: Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2001. 215p. SIEC No: 20020215

This book has 13 chapters each of which is divided into 3 parts: the first is an essay which reviews a specific book; the second is a reproduction of the title page & table of contents of the reviewed book; & the third consists of a few pages from the original text. The books included are: History of Suicide: Voluntary Death in Western Culture (Minois); The Savage God: a Study of Suicide (Alvarez); Suicide: a Study in Sociology (Durkheim); Suicide: a Sociological & Statistical Study (Dublin); The Thorn in the Chrysanthemum (Iga); The Neurobiology of Suicide: From the Bench to the Clinic (Stoff & Mann); Man Against Himself (Menninger); Suicides (Baechler); The Inman Diary: a Public & Private Confession (Aaron); Essential Papers on Suicide (Maltsberger & Goldblatt); Survivors of Suicide (Cain); The Samaritans: Befriending the Suicidal (Varah); & The Enigma of Suicide (Colt).