Year: 2003 Source: New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2003. p.824-827 SIEC No: 20040501

The author explores the role of mental illness in suicidal behavior. Mental health problems that are commonly associated with suicide, including major depression, schizophrenia, & bipolar disorder, are discussed. The association between mental illness & specific life stages, as well as the prevention of mental health issues that may lead to suicide are also explored. (5 refs)