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ERIC Number: EJ434110
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
Habits of Nervous Tension and Suicide.
Graves, Pirkko Lauslahti; Thomas, Caroline Bedell
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v21 n2 p91-105 Sum 1991
In prospective study of 1,046 male medical students, those who later committed suicide (n=13) showed heightened sensitivity in stressful situations as assessed by Habits of Nervous Tension Questionnaire. Revealed two items as strongest suicide predictors: irritability and urinary frequency. No other risk factors for suicide emerged from family background measures or individual medical school measures. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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