Year: 1965 Source: Journal for the Study of Interpersonal Processes, v.28, no.1, (February 1965), p.79-87 SIEC No: 19833057

Describes an investigation of a series of anonymous suicidal telephone calls made to an emergency suicide prevention clinic. These callers, as compared to other callers, were more likely to have concerns of being manipulated, demonstrated a high degree of irritation-provoking behavior, & more often withheld information. Other aspects of no-name callers are described, & results are discussed in terms of power & control in transactions. (RM)