Year: 1983 Source: Psychiatria Fennica, v.14, (1983), p.77-87 SIEC No: 19870880

The purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency of suicidal behavior during psychiatric hospital treatment, its connections with & effects upon therapeutic relationships, the subjective meanings of suicidal behavior to patients, themselves, the treatment of these patients, & their prognosis within a 7-year follow-up period. Case histories are used to illustrate aspects of the study. 12 refs. (LH)