Year: 1968 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.125, no.6, (1968), p.834-837 SIEC No: 19820205

Case histories of 69 Harvard and Radcliffe students who attempted suicide were surveyed. Variables studied included the mode of suicide, precipitating factors, background factors which may have contributed, & results in terms of treatment & further education. Relevant factors seem to be concerned with loss, concern over academic work, parental level of education & source of family discipline.