Year: 2003 Source: Psychological Reports, v.92, no.1, (February 2003), p.251-257 SIEC No: 20030846

Case studies of two veterans contemplating suicide are described. The suicidal intentions of a 39-year-old Marine Corps Gulf War veteran & a 52-year-old military nurse subsided as a result of a rekindling of their Christian faith. Although their Christian beliefs were awakened following their attendance at a motion picture, they both attributed the remission of their suicidal intentions to the practices of their Christian faith in their lives. Despite the favorable outcome, these findings are not generalizable to other cases. (26 refs)