Results of content analysis of investigative reports and suicide notes illustrating the association between traumatic stress and life-destructive behavior are reported. A breakdown of interpersonal relationships and the inability to adapt to situational arrangements over which they lack control are shown to be factors critical to understanding committers' motivations to suicide.
"Post-Traumatic Stress and Life-Destructive Behavior,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 11
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol11/iss4/8