Year: 1966 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.112, no.492, (1966), p.1143-1150 SIEC No: 19820186

This studies aim was to describe by means of psychological tests various personality characteristics of women who have made suicidal attempts and to see how they differ from other psychiatric patients and from women with no attempts. The results indicates that attempted suicides had more general hostility and were more rigid than were the psychiatric controls, but generally they were more like the psychiatric than the normal controls. (CI)