Year: 1966 Source: Thesis (Ph.D.)-University of Southern California, 1966. 79p. SIEC No: 19831170

Two comparisons concerning communication style are made, the first being the test of the hypotheses that the style of communication (and thus the life style) of individuals who commit suicide differs from that of non-suicidal individuals. Secondly, a determination of the differences and similarities of communication style of suicide threateners, with actual suicides and non-suicidal normals and a discussion on the relevance of Adler’s theories. (KB)