Year: 1980 Source: Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, v.26, no.4, (1980), p.231-235 SIEC No: 19870164

This paper presents demographic and social data of 521 persons who had attempted suicide. The typical demographic profile of suicidal attempters is (1) a young unmarried male with secondary education and unemployed, white collar worker or professional and (2) a married woman having strained interpersonal relationships with family members. 14 refs.