Year: 1994 Source: Bristol, PA: Taylor & Francis, 1994. p.115-126 SIEC No: 19940566

This review of the literature focuses on gender issues relevant to psychotherapy with suicidal adults. First, patterns of suicidal ideation & behaviours in women & in men are reviewed. Differences & similarities between women & men in motivations for suicide are then discussed. Finally, gender issues bearing on the initiation & goals of psychological treatment are addressed. (75 refs.)