Year: 1983 Source: Journal of Psychiatric Nursing and Mental Health Services, v.21, no.5, (May 1983), p.11-14 SIEC No: 19832593

This paper reviews some of the problems in suicide prediction: definition and base rates of suicidal behavior and validation of predictors. Several known correlates of suicide are reviewed and the authors conclude that further predictive research is necessary. (KSD)