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The assessment and management of the suicidal patient. Psychiatr Med 1991;9(2):299-311

Date

01/01/1991

Pubmed ID

1857765

Scopus ID

2-s2.0-0026049154   16 Citations

Abstract

This chapter will be oriented toward the problem faced by the clinician in attempting to prevent suicide in patients under treatment. It will focus on the clinician's difficult task of assessing suicide potential and initiating interventions to prevent suicide in patients at high risk. Specifically, the state of the art in identifying the suicidal patient will be reviewed, and various interventions available to the clinician will be discussed.

Author List

Fawcett J, Clark DC, Scheftner WA

Author

David C. Clark PhD Assistant Dean, Professor in the Research Office department at Medical College of Wisconsin




MESH terms used to index this publication - Major topics in bold

Anxiety Disorders
Depressive Disorder
Hospitalization
Humans
Mental Disorders
Panic
Risk Factors
Suicide