Year: 1970 Source: Psychological Reports, v.27, (1970), p.719-722 SIEC No: 19830136

Recent papers have concluded that attempted suicides & completed suicides were two different but overlapping populations. The present paper has suggested that this view is not the only one possible. It was concluded that available data indicate that suicidal behaviors fall on a continuum of seriousness & that one can extrapolate on the basis of this continuum.