Year: 1972 Source: Diseases of the Nervous System, v.33, (1972), p.112-122 SIEC No: 19830449

This paper reports on a study of 60 teenagers in a psychiatric hospital & 60 in non-psychiatric hospitals. Suicidal communication occurred in two thirds of the psychiatric patients & were considered serious expressions of intent. Discusses 6 common means of suicidal communication, as well as the frequency, methods & circumstances of such communications.