ERIC Number: EJ379633
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Physical Illness, Psychiatric Illness, and the Acceptability of Suicide.
Deluty, Robert H.
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v19 n1 p79-91 1988-89
Assessed whether attitudes toward suicide vary as function of type of illness that precipitates suicide. College students (N=455) responded to scenarios of suicide victim. Evaluations of suicide were most favorable when it occurred in response to terminal physical illness; less favorable in response to chronic, non-terminal physical illness; and least favorable in response to chronic psychiatric illness (depression). (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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