Year: 1982 Source: Atlantic Provinces' Psychiatric Association, (15th: 1982: Halifax), 15p. SIEC No: 19833032

Overlapping, or rather orderly alternation, of the depressive and suicidal states, each apparently being rooted in a distinct neurophysiological substrate, is discussed around the pivotal phenomenon of agoraphobia (or “heteropseudophobia). The latter seems to herald usually a clinical depression in females, whereas in males it might well be triggering suicidal impulses.