Year: 2006 Source: JAMA, v.295, no.17, (May 3, 2006), p.2082 SIEC No: 20061011

The reviewer describes this book, “Why People Die by Suicide” as being well-organized & well-integrated. It examines in detail the literature of suicide & its prevention as well as Joiner’s clinical & personal experiences with suicide. The review concludes by stating this book presents exciting possibilities for dealing with suicidality; its utility & application offer optimism for the field.