ERIC Number: EJ562320
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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John Holland: The Near-Death of a Frightened Sailor: Specific Phobia and Suicide-Related Behavior.
Maltsberger, John T.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v27 n3 p311-16 Fall 1997
Presents a case study on a 19-year-old seaman, without previous psychiatric difficulty, who ingested fifty 500 mg tablets of acetaminophen so as to avoid a frightening event. Two medical doctors comment on the case and suggest appropriate reactions to such events. Includes a discussion on terminology involving the word "suicide." (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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