Year: 1989 Source: Madison, Conn.: International Universities Press, 1989. p.257-282 SIEC No: 19900485

Discusses the psychodynamics of suicide in women within the context of new conceptions of women’s relational mode of development as viewed by the Stone Center at Wellesley College. Differentiates typical suicide attempters from more serious attempts & completed suicides from a relational perspective & examines key intrapsychic & interpersonal factors that appear to be characteristic for women who complete suicide or who make serious attempts. Includes suggestions for future directions. 75 refs.