Year: 1990 Source: Journal of Counseling & Development, v.69, no.1, (September-October 1990), p.37-38 SIEC No: 19902060

Results of recent analyses of statistics on suicide in the United States have documented a trend toward increased lethality in the method of choice in female suicides. A brief review of this research is presented, & its implications for female suicidal risk assessment are discussed. (11 refs.)