Year: 1971 Source: Psychologia, v.14, (1971), p.15-23 SIEC No: 19850510

This article examines attempted & completed suicide among students at Kyoto University, to determine differences between this group & non-suicidal students in (1) their definition of their present life situation & (2) their adjustment to the definition. Wide-ranging epidemiological & demographic factors are evaluated for their effect on the predisposition of self destructive behavior. (NBB)