Year: 1987 Source: Archives of General Psychiatry, v.44, no.12, (December 1987), p.111 SIEC No: 19880235

This letter to the Editor comments on recent studies that have shown that the ability to carry out a suicide attempt is associated with electrodermal hyporesponsivity. Thorell & D’Elia believe that this test may become an important noninvasive & nonverbal additive source of prediction in the clinical assessment of suicide risk in depressed patients. (NBB)