Year: 1971 Source: Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1971. p.52-55 SIEC No: 19870504

Conflicting views about the direction of aggressive tendencies & suicidal behaviour are discussed. While research does not show that suicidal persons are unaggressive or inward-aggressive, clinicians disagree. It is suggested that students of the relationship between suicide & aggressiveness need to study impulsivity as well in order to come to accurate conclusions. 9 Refs. (LH)