Flashcards in Chapter 23 - Unit 2 Deck (4)
What's the difference between a suicide attempt and suicidal ideation?
Attempt = trying.
Ideation = thinking about it.
Karl Menninger - suggested that...
all suicides experience three interrelated emotions - revenge, depression and guilt.
Edwin Shneidman - proposed that....
victims of suicide suffer unbearable psychological pain, a sense of isolation and the perception that death is the only solution.