Year: 1998 Source: History of Psychiatry, v.9, no.12, (1998), p.532-534 SIEC No: 20070540

The reviewer states this collection of research papers “provides a marvellous understanding of the psychodynamics of suicide”. The book serves both as a reference book for a specific topic & as a comprehensive textbook of psychoanalysis & psychotherapy concerning suicidal patients. The reviewer found merit in the chronological arrangement of the papers as it gives insight into research trends. The book is highly recommended to clinicians, researchers, & anyone interested in a comprehensive overview of suicide as a medical problem. (5 refs.)