TITLE

SUICIDE: A BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL REVIEW

AUTHOR(S)
French, Laurence Armand
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Forensic Examiner;Sep/Oct1997, Vol. 6 Issue 9/10, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the social and biophysiological theories of suicide as well as clinical implication surrounding suicide ideations. The three types of suicide according to social philosopher Emile Durkheim include anomic, egoistic and altruistic. The researchers responsible for the continued multidisciplinary study of suicide leading to journals which deal specifically with suicide include Edwin Shneidman. It provides a comparison between self-medication and prescribed psychotropic medications.
ACCESSION #
58454343

 

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