Year: 1988 Source: Psychological Reports, v.63, no.1, (August 1988). p.238 SIEC No: 19890755

This study analyses the presence of unconscious psychodynamic forces in the latent content of genuine & simulated suicide notes. Using the Foulkes’ Scoring System for Latent Content (1978), results indicated that evidence of these psychodynamic forces was found more often in genuine notes. Several common psychodynamic distortions are included. (5 refs) (SC)