Year: 1977 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.55, no.4, (1977), p.261-268 SIEC No: 19840066

Information was obtained from 95 female inmates on their history of violence, their feelings of depression, their suicide attempts, & on their history of parental loss. The results support the hypothesis that violence towards others & suicidal behaviour are part of the same phenomenon of impairment in control mechanisms. (23 ref.)