Year: 2005 Source: Omega, v.51, no.2, (2005), p.161-172 SIEC No: 20052077

This book is loosely organized into 3 topical areas: a general orientation to suicide in the world & in Europe, chapters dealing with suicide in 8 nations, & views on euthanasia & assisted suicide. This book will be of general interest to readers who wish to gain a wider perspective on how differences in cultures around the world are related to suicide in late adulthood. In addition, it is a sourcebook of detailed information for those interested in examining these topics more closely. (LC)