The Cry for Help

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Blakiston Division, McGraw-Hill, 1961 - Suicide - 398 pages
This film depicts several situations in which police must contend with suicides or suicide attempts. The situations include those who attempt suicide while in jail, a young man in college who uses a rifle, a young woman living at home using pills, a middle-aged man who contemplates using a handgun when he finds out he has a severe health problem, and another woman who slashes her wrists.

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Introduction by Norman L Farberow and Edwin S Shneidman
Statistical Comparisons between Attempted and Committed
Emergency Evaluation of Selfdestructive Potentiality

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