Year: 1966 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.122, no.8, (1966), p.886-891 SIEC No: 19820144

The study describes a clinical instrument for determining high-risk suicidal persons, made up largely of demographic variables. It also examines the test’s validity in prognostication subsequent suicidal behaviour. The test is a 14-point scale derived from data from police reports of attempted suicides in the San Francisco area. (16 ref)