Year: 1975 Source: Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal, v.20, (1975), p.25-28 SIEC No: 19842327

This paper postulates that abnormalities of consciousness can play an important role in the psychopathology of suicide & also as major factors leading to self destruction. 5 cases, chosen both from the literature & from personal clinical experience, are presented to illustrate how consciousness disturbances can lead to suicide.