Clinical Depression

ISSN: 2572-0791

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Victor LINA


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    Suicide Risk: Phenomenological Notion of the Threshold Effect
    Author(s): Mareike Wolf-Fédida and Victor LINAMareike Wolf-Fédida and Victor LINA

    Sometimes suicide is committed suddenly and other times suicide is planned long time ago. This study aims to know about the background of the time effect for psychic life how the idea of suicide is growing up. Is suicide unpredictable or is there another factor like latency coming up for being acted out? Incarceration and prison environment has a very high risk for suicide in France. This study confronted observations of psychiatrists and psychologists having prisoners as patients. Their observations are compared too with psychiatrists and psychologists having a double professional experience in town and in prison. Interpretations of statistics about suicide risk complete information. This interpretation is helped by the phenomenological notion of the threshold effect (Zutt, Kuhlenkampf) coming from early experimental psychology (Th. Fechner). All results agree about the importance of.. Read More»

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