Suicide - Why Do It?
DVD2004 55 Minutes
Three cases of suicide examined, plus general comments on society.
A spoof radio trailer opens the lecture, then there are general comments about our society, including demographics, statistics and methods; then three cases: One: several excerpts from a number of interviews, and discussion, depression or psychosis? Two: describes how she cut herself, highlights of her life and attitudes towards the future, relationship to alcohol, personality and depression. Three: Bereavement reaction or depression. Ends with a group discussion of diagnosis and management of suicidal patients.