Year: 1987 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (20th; 1987: San Francisco) p.424-426 SIEC No: 19880899

This summary presents voice therapy, an innovative therapeutic procedure that elicits negative thought patterns antithetical to the self & cynical toward others. These negative thoughts can become progressively ascendant & lead to serious depression & suicidal activity. In addition to the concept of the “voice”, the author outlines the research potential of voice therapy e.g. suicide prediction & prevention, the dynamics of the “voice”, historical development, theoretical implications. (GW)