Year: 1990 Source: Crisis, v.11, no.1, (1990), p.12-19 SIEC No: 19900908

Others have noted that dream content may be used to assess suicidal intent. Litman has noted the difference between suicide- & clinical depression-related dreams. Death dreams of the elderly may be considered expressions of depressive symptoms, although this conclusion should be approached with caution. Others have noted that death dreams may be the need for transformation within one’s personality. Includes the author’s impressions from clinical & teaching experience.