Year: 1972 Source: Annual Conference for the International Assoc for Suicide Prevention, (6th: 1972: Mexico), p.216-221 SIEC No: 19880221

This 1970 study of 421 Cologne High School & University students investigated several aspects of suicidal behavior, including ideation & suicide as learned behavior. Students completed standardized questionnaires & answered items that subjectively evaluated suicidal thought. 5.5% stated they had attempted suicide. Females were markedly overrepresented. Several findings are examined. (NBB)