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ERIC Number: EJ553462
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
Social Suicide.
Maris, Ronald W.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v27 n1 p41-49 Spr 1997
Argues that social forces and social pathologies figure prominently in the dynamics of suicide. Gives several examples of "social suicide," including mass suicide, organizational self-destruction, social analogues to individual suicide, and military suicide. Claims that suicide prevention requires social, economic, and cultural transformations at the primary prevention level. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Special theme issue on "Suicide: Individual, Cultural, International Perspectives."