Year: 1981 Source: Thesis (Ed.D)-University of San Francisco, 1981. 148p. SIEC No: 19831644

Study to investigate by means of a questionnaire, firstly whether the nurses ratings of acceptability vary with their perceptions of the patients intent to die; secondly whether nurses in different clinical settings vary in their attitudes, and thirdly whether frequency of encountering suicidal patients affects these attitudes. Rational suicide and suicide in response to a terminal illness are also included. (KB)