Year: 1979 Source: Psychiatric Quarterly, v.51, no.1, (1979), p.64-70 SIEC No: 19830460

This article distinguishes suicidal impulses from suicidal character traits. The author asserts that people who have a suicidal character trait should be approached differently than the ‘cry for help’ method. He states that parenting style, nurturance, recognition & treatment strategies should be different for people with suicidal characters. (2 refs) (SC)