Year: 1969 Source: Diseases of the Nervous System, GWAN Supplement, v.30, no.2 (February 1969), p.104-110 SIEC No: 19830464

This article defines two separate types of suicidal individuals: those having the impulse-ridden character disorders which include obsessive-compulsive, sociopathic, shizo-affective, manic-depressive, & “acting out” adolescents; & those individuals classified as being life long masochists. Basic features found in these two types of patients are discussed. (21 ref.)