Year: 1966 Source: Hospitals, v.40, no.24, (December 1966),p.64-68 SIEC No: 19820019

The authors report on studies of suicides in general hospitals & the circumstances under which they are most likely to occur. They state that suicides can be prevented, & hospitals are a logical place in which to initiate & evaluate systematic suicide prevention programs. The authors discuss certain philosophical-ethical problems & suggest suicide prevention procedures.