Year: 1978 Source: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v.46, no.2, (1978), p.362-363 SIEC No: 19830063

A word format was used to investigate reactions to verbal stimuli of suicidal and nonsuicidal persons. Six words with either aggressive or submissive denotative meanings significantly differentiated the two groups. In addition, the word suicide was selected at a higher frequency level by suicidal individuals when compared to their nonsuicidal counterparts.