Year: 1991 Source: New York: Plenum Press, 1991. p.121-136 SIEC No: 19910386

This article outlines the differences between suicides among the young & other age groups. Assessment of suicide notes has found more inwardly directed aggression, harshness & self-criticism among young adults, as well as pain, isolation, rejection, loss, & inability to adjust. The author also describes the different characteristics illustrated in male & female suicide notes, & presents a number of genuine suicide notes. (VM)