ERIC Number: EJ231650
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Publication Date: 1980
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A Possible Classification of Suicidal Acts Based on Murray's Need System.
Shneidman, Edwin S.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v10 n3 p175-81 Fall 1980
Argues that human acts are intended to satisfy human needs. A typology of suicidal acts parallels a classification of general human needs. This classification can be found in Murray's "Explorations in Personality" (1938). Twenty-one suicide-need types are defined. (Author)
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