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- ISBN: 9780876309872 | 0876309872
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/1/2000
Suicide Preventionpresents an evaluation of the past, present, and future of suicidal behavior and efforts to prevent or facilitate suicide. Authors from varying disciplines of psychology, sociology, and psychiatry analyze suicide in the opening chapters. Through the exploration of the roles of these disciplines, the roles of primary physicians, and the impact of suicide prevention education in schools, the contributors describe the history of suicidology and the changes necessary for improvement. The book concludes with a section detailing the goals and activities of organizations designed to prevent or facilitate suicide.