Year: 2009 Source: Montreal, QC: McGill-Queen's University Press, (2009). 447p. SIEC No: 20090061

This book includes the following chapters: Suicide as a gauge for the times: the nineteenth century; Epistemic communities and the suicide problem: the twentieth century; Bearings on a temporal compass: rates, seasons, cohorts, and motives; Work and troubles: men and motives; Sorrows and burdens: women and motives; What becomes of the broken-hearted? Intentions, decisions, and acts; & managing mental crises: psychiatry and suicidal patients.