Year: 1983 Source: Omega, v.13, no.3, (1982-1983), p.261-275 SIEC No: 19833041

Based upon blind psychoanalytically based interpretations of 40 test protocols, 85% of 40 subjects were correctly classified as to their suicide potential. Clinical features shared by all suicide attemptors and completers were anxiety about death, “oral-symbiotic yearnings”, high expectations for oneself and attempts to tightly control depressive and aggressive emotions. (KSD)