Volume 175 Issue 10

19 November 2001

Death and Society

Death and the Physician


  • Where patients with cancer die in South Australia, 1990-1999: a population-based review Roger W Hunt, Belinda S Fazekas, Colin G Luke, David M Roder
  • For Debate: Can we do better in end-of-life care? The mixed management model and palliative care Paul A Glare, Kiran Virik (MJA 2001; 175: 530-533)
  • Commentary: Palliative service provision in Australia David C Currow (MJA 2001; 175: 534-536)
  • Commentary: Demoralisation: its impact on informed consent and medical care David W Kissane (MJA 2001; 175: 537-539)
  • Commentary: Hope and harm: a delicate balance Deborah A Campbell (MJA 2001; 175: 540-541)


  • Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts as predictors of mental health service use Jane E Pirkis, Philip M Burgess, Graham N Meadows, David R Dunt (MJA 2001; 175: 542-545)
  • Suicidal ideation and health-related quality of life in the community Robert D Goldney, Laura J Fisher, David H Wilson, Frida Cheok (MJA 2001; 175: 546-549)
  • The relationship between chief complaints, psychological distress, and suicidal ideation in 15-24-year-old patients presenting to general practitioners Robert S McKelvey, Jon J Pfaff, John G Acres (MJA 2001; 175: 550-552)
  • Commentary: Public health and suicide Ian W Webster (MJA 2001; 175: 553-554)
  • Commentary: Is suicide a disease? Riaz Hassan (MJA 2001; 175: 554-555)

Personal Perspectives

  • In the end Michael Sorokin (MJA 2001; 175: 556-557)
  • There was something about Mary Steven R Doherty (MJA 2001; 175: 558)