Year: 2003 Source: Preventing Suicide, v.2, no.2, (March/April 2003), p.4-11 SIEC No: 20030879

4 prominent suicidologists – R. Balon, L. Berman, D. Lester, & E. Shneidman – answer the following 4 questions: 1) What do you feel is needed to move forward in our understanding & prevention of suicide in the 21st century; 2)How would you measure success in the field of suicide prevention?; 3)Given the multidimensional nature of suicide, which dimension most needs to be developed for more effective suicide prevention, & what dimension do you feel holds the most promise for producing the greatest positive effect?; 4) What are your thoughts on pharmacology & genetics in relation to suicide & suicide prevention?