Year: 1972 Source: Annual Conference for the International Assoc for Suicide Prevention, (6th: 1972: Mexico), p.145-148 SIEC No: 19880220

Feuerlein claims suicidal acts can be understood in terms of strong desire for autoaggression, appeal, & interruption. The predominance of autoagression leads to the most serious act, while appeal is not a death-seeking attempt, & interruption manifests itself in gestures. (NBB)