Historically and even today, suicide has been ignored as a major health problem, often misunderstood and stigmatized despite the significant number of people impacted by suicide. This volume introduces the reader to a broad spectrum of viewpoints on suicide. Multiple views of issues are encapsulated in each chapter with the use of a question-and-response format. By evaluating contrasting viewpoints on topics, readers can attain a complete and balanced knowledge of the issues. Important facts, perfect for report writing, are dispersed throughout in eye-catching boxed insets, and an extensive bibliography is included.