Year: 1981 Source: New York: Human Sciences Press, 1981. 205p. SIEC No: 19842091

The author proposes that the suicidal person wishes to be saved & conveys clues about his potential suicide attempt. Depending upon the person, the clues & the choice of rescuers may range from the irrational to the most obvious. Author also discusses motivation, the availability of rescuers & the ability of the victim to communicate his desire to be saved.(DD)