Year: 1988 Source: Crisis, v.9, no.1, (1988), p.13-26 SIEC No: 19890054

Interviewed 64 students before and after they participated in an interdisciplinary suicide prevention teaching program at a German university. 87% wished to improved their knowledge, whereas 76% were interested in pragmatic rules of behavior toward attempted suicides. 57% wanted to improve their understanding of their own suicidality. 11 recommendations for the use of didactic role playing as an important tool in teaching suicide prevention are outlined.