Year: 1973 Source: Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal, v.18, no.2, (1973), p.113-116 SIEC No: 19830029

Compares pre- & postsuicidal states in terms of clinical, biochemical, & physiological changes. Data are analyzed from observations of 222 cases of attempted suicide & a literature review. Results show that presuicidal impairments in reality-testing & object-relations, elevated urinary secretions, & insomnia decreased after suicide attempts. (15 ref)