Year: 1962 Source: RN, v.25, (June 1962), p.71 SIEC No: 19842572

This article outlines the danger signs of suicide. The author discusses 6 important clues to self-destructive behaviour. The lst is agitation, with or without tension. Barbiturate addiction, or requests for increased dosage of barbiturates is the 2nd sign. The 3rd clue is a preoccupation with death, as shown in conversations. Withdrawal is the 4th symptom with depression, which may be marked by expressions of guilt or despair, being the 5th. The last clue is a sudden recovery from depression. BW