Year: 1999 Source: New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 1999. p.295-309 SIEC No: 20031207

The authors argue that suicide & attempted suicide cause great economic problems for the whole of society in a statistical sense. Data regarding the costs of suicidal behavior & the costs of depression are presented, & strategies for the prevention of suicide are examined with regard to economics. (68 refs)