Year: 1961 Source: Postgraduate Medicine, v.30, (1961), p.31-35 SIEC No: 19840237

The salient signs & circumstances that indecate suicidal intent are outlined. After a brief historical introduction, the physician is alerted to both behavioral & concealed verbal signs of intent. A listing of mental disorders associated with attempts is included, followed by case reports. Upon diagnosis of a suicidal patient, hospitalization is suggested, utilizing antidepressant drugs such as imipramine, iproniazid, phenelzine and others. (EP)