Year: 1984 Source: American Journal of Psychotherapy, v.38, no.3, (July 1984), p.373-383 SIEC No: 19860695

Self-reports of past suicide attempts was studied in 123 affectively ill outpatients. The highest frequency of attempts was found in bipolar women with a history of hospitalization for depression and outpatient treatment for hypomania, confirming prior studies. The suicide attempters were younger than the nonattempters. Treatment implications of the data were discussed. 26 ref.