Year: 1982 Source: Federal Probation, v.46, (March 1982), p.29-31 SIEC No: 19860741

Suicide is the consequence of a long chain of mental & social events, a form of psychological erosion. The suicidal person is getting psychologically “nickled & dimed” to death.p.30. The authors provide a profile of a suicidal person & suggest therapeutic responses the probation officer can incorporate in his or her plan of action, should they be confronted with a suicidal client. (NBB)