Year: 1990 Source: Crisis, v.11, no.1, (1990), p.44-51 SIEC No: 19900911

Made comparisons between: 22 suicides, 83 parasuicides & 44 nonsuicidal control cases with regard to 26 symptoms before admission & during hospitalization. Results suggest that the symptomatic on admission of all groups did not differ significantly. During treatment, the suicide group did not improve in the same way as the others. This group worsened & displayed 7 depressive symptoms such as hopelessness, despondency, motoric inhibition, tension, agitation, anxiety & impulsive actions.