Year: 1973 Source: International Conference for Suicide Prevention, (7th: 1973: Amsterdam), p.294-299 SIEC No: 19870447

Preliminary results of an unpublished psychological interview study of suicide prevention in those with schizophrenia & paranoid psychoses are offered. The author suggests that the crucial factors for suicide prevention among schizophrenics are a change in (mental health) status, an absence of strong social ties, & a personal crisis. Various treatment isssues are discussed. (LH)