Year: 1975 Source: Thesis (Ph.D.)-United States International University, San Diego, 1975. 85p. SIEC No: 19831240

Observation of suicidal individuals supports the contention that a generalized deterioration of a sense of “value” in life is extant throughout suicidal populations. This study attempts to measure this value deprivation process using the Smith Value Analysis Index, the Hamilton Anxiety Scale and the Suicide Ideation Index Questionnaire. (KB)