A Life Span Perspective of Suicide

  • Antoon A. Leenaars

Abstract

Suicide is probably best understood as a multidimensional malaise. It would seem most accurate to define suicide as an event with biological (including biochemical), sociocultural, interpersonal, psychological, and personal philosophical/existential aspects. It is also possible, as we believe this volume has shown, to attempt to structure suicidal phenomena from a developmental point of view.

Keywords

Suicidal Behavior Developmental Perspective Suicide Death Final Chapter Middle Adulthood 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Antoon A. Leenaars
    • 1
  1. 1.Private PracticeWindsorCanada

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