Year: 1983 Source: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v.51, no.5, (1983), p.661-670 SIEC No: 19850005

The authors examined the phenomenon of child suicide from the perspective of children’s attitudes toward life & death. Projective tests were carried out with heterogeneous samples of 52 suicidal & 58 normal children(aged 6-12). Parallel tests were conducted in 4 weeks. Multivariate analysis indicated suicidals, in contrast to normal children showed high repulsion to life & attraction to death & low attraction to life & repulsion by death.(NBB)