Accession Number : ADA178125
Title : Military Suicide
Descriptive Note : Research rept.
Corporate Author : AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL
Personal Author(s) : Prim, David F.
Report Date : MAY 1986
Pagination or Media Count : 50
Abstract : An examination of suicide statistics from 1982 through 1984 is presented for each military service. Descriptive statistics are examined to reveal trends with a view towards developing preventative measures. Previously documented causality factors are validated as are the means of life taking. A comprehensive Army Suicide Prevention Plan that is based on caring leadership and early involvement is described.
Descriptors : *DEATH , *HOMICIDE , MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES) , MILITARY PERSONNEL , LEADERSHIP , STATISTICAL DATA , ACTIVE DUTY , CASUALTIES , BEHAVIOR , SURVIVAL(PERSONNEL) , PREVENTION , MENTAL DISORDERS.
Subject Categories : PSYCHOLOGY
PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT AND LABOR RELATIONS
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE