Year: 1996 Source: Psychological Reports, v.78, no.3, (1996), p.1034 SIEC No: 20041232

40 suicide notes from symbolic (i.e., 18, 40, 65, etc.) & nonsymbolic ages were compared based on a multidimensional clinical perspective. No differences were noted. Although caution is encouraged in accepting the null hypothesis, it is speculated that macrosocial phenomena may not be easily translatable into psychological ones. (4 refs)