Year: 1973 Source: Thesis (Ph.D.)-University of Missouri, 1973. 107p. SIEC No: 19831239

Study to examine the risk taking propensities among life threateners and to determine the extent of rigid behaviors in choice decision situations. Sixty patients, divided into four groups, recent serious suicide attempters; past suicide attempters; psychiatric nonsuicidal depressed patients and psychiatric nonsuicidal crisis patients were administered the Rigidity Questionnaire, the Choice Dilemma Instrument and the Bingo Game. (KB)