Year: 1971 Source: Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1971. p.74-81 SIEC No: 19870507

Attempts to communicate distress are among behavioral changes shown in the suicidal person’s behavior. Pre-suicidal communications are discussed relative to frequency, reactions of others, suicide notes & content analysis. Genuine suicide notes are said to differ from simulated notes & this may lead to greater understanding of suicidal intent. 7 Refs. (LH)