Year: 2012 Source: Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry.36(2):409-418. SIEC No: 20120087

is an amazing tribute to the French sociologist, Emile Durkheim (1897), that over a 100 years after his pioneering on suicide (Le Suicide: Etude Sociologique) was published, it receives mention by two-thirds of the contributors to this volume.Durkheim was the first to rigorously investigate what drives us to suicide.