1999 Volume 4 Issue 1 Pages 57-61
Women tend to become emotionally unstable around the age of menaupose. If they experience stressful life events, they apt to depressed and even become suicidal. In Redecision Therapy, a school of Transactional Analysis, they developed a simple technique of "No-suicide contract" in which a therapist encourages patient's spontaneity to live, by clear verbal statement not to kill herself. Two depressive patients applicated this technique in the department of Obsterics and Gynecology are reported. The technique appears to be effective as preventive measures as well as therapeutic means.