Accession Number : ADA178125


Title :   Military Suicide


Descriptive Note : Research rept.


Corporate Author : AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL


Personal Author(s) : Prim, David F.


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA178125


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