Year: 1995 Source: Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1995. p.IX-XI SIEC No: 20031050

This document serves as the introduction to R F W Diekstra et al.’s book “Preventive Strategies on Suicide.” In it, the authors explore the motivations & characteristics of suicidal individuals, as well as the evolution of the theoretical outlook on suicide, emphasizing the current need for complexity of solution. They conclude by discussing the importance of the information presented in the book.