Year: 1983 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (16th: 1983: Dallas), p.49 SIEC No: 19841291

Compiles a list of facts & myths about suicide to ascertain to what extent they are known or believed. 32 questions about facts & myths were given to 100 students, along with questions about demography & experience with suicide. The average score was 54% correct, & on only 4 items did more than 80% of subjects respond correctly. Results are discussed in terms of educating people about suicide. (RM)